Mary Boleyn the Unknown Sister – Religion by Sarah Bryson

| March 23, 2012

Mary Boleyn the Unknown Sister – Religion by Sarah Bryson

Thank you so much to Sarah Bryson from the Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History Page for the next instalment of her series on Mary Boleyn… Absolutely nothing has been recorded regarding the religious beliefs of Mary Boleyn. There are no personal letters left which hint at Mary’s religious leanings, there are no mentions of her […]

The Boleyns and Religion Webinar

| January 23, 2012

The Boleyns and Religion Webinar

This Thursday, the 26th January, I will be holding a webinar (online talk) for Anne Boleyn Fellowship members on “The Boleyns and Religion”. I will be exploring such questions as:- Were the Boleyns really “more Lutheran than Luther himself”? Was their faith personal or was it politically motivated? What evidence is there of their beliefs? […]

Martin Luther and Anne Boleyn

| January 3, 2012

Martin Luther and Anne Boleyn

On this day in history, 3rd January 1521, Pope Leo X issued the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem excommunicating Reformer, German priest and professor of theology Martin Luther from the Catholic Church. The Pope had asked Luther to retract his Ninety-Five Theses (full name: The Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences or […]