1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn is created Marquis of Pembroke in her own right

| September 1, 2014

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn is created Marquis of Pembroke in her own right

On 1st September 1532, Anne Boleyn was created Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, at a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The purpose of the granting of the title was to “fit” Anne for the European stage, in readiness for the couple’s upcoming meeting with King Francis I of France. Despite years of […]

1 September 1532 – Henry VIII makes Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2013

1 September 1532 – Henry VIII makes Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke

On 1st September 1532, Henry VIII made Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, to “fit” her for the European stage and in readiness for the couple’s upcoming meeting with King Francis I of France. The Great Matter was still not resolved and Anne was not yet Henry’s wife and Queen, […]

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Created Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2012

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Created Marquis of Pembroke

On this day in history, 1st September 1532, Anne Boleyn was created Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, at Windsor Castle. The record in Letters and Papers reads: “”Creacion of lady Anne, doughter to therle of Wilteshier, marquesse of Penbroke.” Sunday, 1 Sept. 1532, 24 Hen. VIII. The lady was conveyed by […]