Anne Boleyn’s Spending on Elizabeth

| May 12, 2013

Anne Boleyn’s Spending on Elizabeth

As today is Mother’s Day in some countries – Happy Mother’s Day! – I thought you might be interested in the following snippets of information. The following accounts are evidence of Anne Boleyn’s spending on her daughter, Elizabeth in 1535 and 1536: The “Account of materials furnished for the use of Anne Boleyn and Princess […]

26 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn Meets with Matthew Parker, Her Chaplain

| April 26, 2013

26 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn Meets with Matthew Parker, Her Chaplain

Around 26th April 1536 Anne Boleyn met with one of her chaplains, her “countryman” Matthew Parker. We do not know what was said at this meeting, but from letters written by Matthew Parker in Elizabeth I’s reign we can infer that Anne asked Parker to watch over her daughter, the two year-old Princess Elizabeth, if […]