Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012

| May 4, 2012

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012

It’s time for our annual Anne Boleyn Day competition, a competition we hold to commemorate the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution on the 19th May 1536. This year, I’m giving you two choices on what to write about:- An account of Anne Boleyn’s execution from the point of view of the executioner – You could […]

Day 5 of The Executed Queens Tour

| May 19, 2011

Day 5 of The Executed Queens Tour

Today was a strange mixture of sadness, happiness, poignancy and excitement – conflicting emotions. After a wonderful cooked English breakfast (yum!), we headed off to the Tower of London to explore the Tower and its amazing history, and also to pay our respects at the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula on the 475th anniversary […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2011

| April 27, 2011

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2011

As many of you will be aware, here at The Anne Boleyn Files we call 19th May “Anne Boleyn Day”, a day on which we not only commemorate that fateful May day in 1536 when Anne Boleyn was executed at the Tower of London, but also a day on which we celebrate her life. I […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition

| April 27, 2010

Anne Boleyn Day Competition

Like last year, I want to commemorate the anniversary of the execution of Anne Boleyn on the 19th May with an article competition. I want you to write an article about who or what you think was responsible for the fall of Anne Boleyn:- Thomas Cromwell? Henry VIII? Anne Boleyn herself? The Aragonese faction? Jane […]

The Other Boleyn Girl Green Dress Set

| April 14, 2010

The Other Boleyn Girl Green Dress Set

Lots of you have been saying that you wish you could get your hands on the green dress worn by Natalie Portman as Anne Boleyn in “The Other Boleyn Girl”, well, now you can! Kris has done herself proud with this stunning dress and deserves a big round of applause. It really is gorgeous! She […]

****NEWSFLASH – ANNE BOLEYN DAY NEWS****

| May 19, 2009

****NEWSFLASH – ANNE BOLEYN DAY NEWS****

Well, I’ve just raised a toast to Anne Boleyn (it’s lunchtime here, I’m not having wine for breakfast!) and watched the  execution speech from The Tudors – moving but not very historically accurate! But I thought I’d just share with you a few things I’ve added to the site in the past 24 hours to […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition Winner!

| May 19, 2009

Anne Boleyn Day Competition Winner!

As many of you know, here at The Anne Boleyn Files we have been running a competition to commemorate the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution on May 19 1536. I received 8 entries in all and it was really difficult to decide on one winner but both judges separately and unanimously picked the following article […]

Win This Anne Boleyn Necklace!

| May 7, 2009

Win This Anne Boleyn Necklace!

Someone has informed me that yesterday’s blog post about Anne Boleyn Day (19th May) and our competition was a bit complicated, so I do apologise! I get a bit carried away sometimes. Anyway, I just wanted to draw your attention to our fabulous Anne Boleyn Day competition, where you can win yourself an exquisite Anne […]