May 28 – Anne Boleyn is Henry VIII’s rightful wife and queen

| May 28, 2022

May 28 – Anne Boleyn is Henry VIII’s rightful wife and queen

It seems so strange to go from counting down to Anne Boleyn’s execution in May 1536 to sharing events from a time of victory and joy for her in May 1533. On this day in Tudor history, 28th May 1533, over four months after Henry VIII had married Anne Boleyn at Whitehall Palace, and six […]

28 May 1533 – Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn is valid

| May 28, 2015

28 May 1533 – Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn is valid

On 28th May 1533, five days after he declared the annulment of Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer proclaimed the validity of Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn following a secret enquiry at Lambeth Palace. Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn had already been married four months, long before the annulment, but […]