May 10 – The charges against Queen Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford and four courtiers

| May 10, 2022

May 10 – The charges against Queen Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford and four courtiers

On this day in history, 10th May 1536, the Grand Jury of Middlesex met to decide on whether Queen Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston, William Brereton and Mark Smeaton should be sent to trial. The jury decided that there was enough evidence to try these people and then […]

10 May 1536 – Sufficient evidence for trial

| May 10, 2016

10 May 1536 – Sufficient evidence for trial

On 10th May 1536, Giles Heron, foreman of the Grand Jury of Middlesex and son-in-law of the late Sir Thomas More, announced that the jury had decided that there was sufficient evidence to suggest that Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Mark Smeaton, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston and Sir William Brereton were guilty of the […]