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

| May 6, 2014

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

A letter with the heading “To the King from the Lady in the Tower” and allegedly written by Anne Boleyn, while she was imprisoned in the Tower, was said to have been found amongst Thomas Cromwell’s papers. It read: “Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my Imprisonment are Things so strange unto me, as what to […]

6 May 1536 – From the Lady in the Tower

| May 6, 2013

6 May 1536 – From the Lady in the Tower

On 6th May 1536, it is said that Anne Boleyn wrote the following letter to her husband, King Henry VIII, from the Tower of London: “To the King from the Lady in the Tower” [Heading said to have been added by Thomas Cromwell] “Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my Imprisonment are Things so strange unto […]

The Mystery of Anne Boleyn’s Message to Henry VIII

| August 10, 2012

The Mystery of Anne Boleyn’s Message to Henry VIII

I’ve recently been corresponding with a reader of my book on the fall of Anne Boleyn regarding a message that Anne Boleyn was said to have sent Henry VIII on 19th May 1536. The reader had seen the words of this message on a few websites and wanted to know the source of them and […]

6th May 1536 – From my Doleful Prison

| May 6, 2012

6th May 1536 – From my Doleful Prison

On 6th May 1536, it is said that Anne Boleyn wrote a letter to her husband, King Henry VIII, from her “doleful Prison the Tower. The letter was headed with the words “To the King from the Lady in the Tower”, alleged to have been written by Thomas Cromwell. Find out more in my article […]

To the King from The Lady in the Tower – A Letter from Anne Boleyn?

| May 6, 2011

To the King from The Lady in the Tower – A Letter from Anne Boleyn?

The following letter has today fallen into our hands, here at The Anne Boleyn Files, and we are told that it is a copy of one written by Queen Anne Boleyn to her husband, King Henry VIII, on this very day, 6th May 1536. Here is a transcript:- “To the King from the Lady in […]

Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII

| May 6, 2010

Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII

On the 6th May 1536, it is said that Anne Boleyn wrote the following letter to her husband, King Henry VIII, from the Tower of London:- “Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my Imprisonment are Things so strange unto me, as what to Write, or what to Excuse, I am altogether ignorant; whereas you sent unto […]

Anne Boleyn Letters

| May 15, 2009

Anne Boleyn Letters

Here is the letter that some people believe that Anne Boleyn wrote to Henry VIII from the Tower of London, after her arrest. It is said to have been found in Thomas Cromwell’s belongings which probably means that it never made it into the hands of the King:- ” Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my […]