31 May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

| May 31, 2011

31 May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

This day in history, 31st May 1533, saw the lavish and triumphant coronation procession of Anne Boleyn from the Royal Palace of the Tower of London to Westminster Hall in readiness for her coronation on the 1st June 1533. Anne and Henry had waited years for this moment so it is little wonder that the […]

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Mass as Queen

| April 12, 2011

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Mass as Queen

The 12th April 1533, Easter Saturday, was an important day for Anne Boleyn and also for Henry VIII, it was the first time that Anne appeared in public as Queen. The Venetian ambassador reported:- “This morning of Easter Eve, the Marchioness Anne went with the King to high mass, as Queen, and with all the […]

11th April 1533, Good Friday – Anne Boleyn is Queen

| April 11, 2011

11th April 1533, Good Friday – Anne Boleyn is Queen

On Good Friday 1533, the 11th April, Henry VIII informed the Royal Council that Anne Boleyn was now his wife and Queen, and ordered them to accord her with royal honours, in the place of Catherine of Aragon who was now the Dowager Princess of Wales. This date, 11th April 1533, is recorded in Hans […]

Anne Boleyn Queen of England

| April 11, 2010

Anne Boleyn Queen of England

OK, so today isn’t just the long awaited day of The Tudors Season 4 premiere in the US, it is also an anniversary. On this day in history, the 11th April 1533 (Good Friday), Henry VIII ordered the Royal Council to recognise his wife Anne Boleyn as Queen of England and to accord her with […]

Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

| April 6, 2010

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Anne Boleyn’s Coronation

| June 1, 2009

On this day in history, 1st June 1533, Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England. Preparations for the coronation began after the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon was pronounced invalid by Archbishop Cranmer on May 23rd 1533. The lavish celebrations which led up to Anne Boleyn’s coronation lasted an incredible four days […]