May 6 – The Lady in the Tower

| May 6, 2022

May 6 – The Lady in the Tower

A letter said to have been found amongst Thomas Cromwell’s papers was allegedly written on this day in 1536, 6th May, and was given the title “To the King from the Lady in the Tower”. What did it say and was it written by Queen Anne Boleyn? Hear me read this letter… And here is […]

Amazon UK Promo – Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower

| May 3, 2022

Amazon UK Promo – Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower

To celebrate Sandra Vasoli’s book being part of an Amazon UK promo this month – just 99p on kindle – Sandi has popped into the Anne Boleyn Files for an interview. Click here to find the book on Amazon UK. Welcome to the Anne Boleyn Files, Sandi! How did your study into this fascinating letter […]

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: Day -13

| May 6, 2020

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: Day -13

On 6th May 1536, four days after her arrest, Queen Anne Boleyn had just thirteen more days to live. The 6th May 1536 was the date on a curious letter that was said to have been found amongst Thomas Cromwell’s papers, and which had had the title “To the King from the Lady in the […]

6 May 1536 – To the King from the Lady in the Tower

| May 6, 2019

6 May 1536 – To the King from the Lady in the Tower

A letter said to have been found amongst Thomas Cromwell’s papers was written on this day in 1536, 6th May, and was given the title “To the King from the Lady in the Tower”. What did it say and was it written by Queen Anne Boleyn? I read this letter in today’s video. I’m doing […]

From the Lady in the Tower – An intriguing postscript

| May 6, 2017

From the Lady in the Tower – An intriguing postscript

Thank you to Sandra Vasoli, author of Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower: A New Assessment, for sharing some of her research with us today, the anniversary of the date of the letter headed “To the King from the Lady in the Tower”, 6th May 1536. Over to Sandi… There are many perplexing questions which […]

6 May 1536 – Try me, good King, but let me have a Lawful Trial

| May 6, 2017

6 May 1536 – Try me, good King, but let me have a Lawful Trial

On this day in history, 6th May 1536, four days after her arrest, Queen Anne Boleyn may have written a letter to her husband, Henry VIII. She was of course imprisoned in the Tower of London at this time and the letter has been given the title, possibly added by Thomas Cromwell, “To the King […]

Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower Video

| May 19, 2016

Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower Video

The 6th May 1536 is the date on a letter which was allegedly found in Thomas Cromwell’s papers and which was addressed to Henry VIII from “Your most Loyal and ever Faithful Wife, Anne Bullen. From my doleful Prison the Tower, this 6th of May.” Many historians have dismissed this letter as a fake, but […]

6 May 1536 – A Letter from the Tower by Sandra Vasoli

| May 6, 2016

6 May 1536 – A Letter from the Tower by Sandra Vasoli

A big welcome to my dear friend Sandra Vasoli, author of Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower: A New Assessment , Struck with the dart of love: Je Anne Boleyn Book 1 and the forthcoming Truth Endures: Je Anne Boleyn Book 2, who has written this guest article for us today. Thank you, Sandi! Today, […]