29 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation river procession

| May 29, 2019

29 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation river procession

Every year, I find it very odd to go from talking and writing about the events leading up to Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution in May 1536 to suddenly writing about the celebrations leading up to her coronation on 1st June 1533. I find it hard to get my head around how Anne Boleyn could go […]

29 May 1533 – A spectacular river procession for Queen Anne Boleyn

| May 29, 2018

Just ten days ago I was paying my respects to Queen Anne Boleyn at the Tower of London on the anniversary of her execution and now I’m writing about what must have been a happy and exciting time for Anne. Just three years separated these anniversaries. After around six years of waiting, Anne Boleyn was […]

29 May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s coronation fun begins

| May 29, 2017

On this day in history, 29th May 1533, the day after Archbishop Cranmer had proclaimed that Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn was valid, the celebrations for the new queen’s forthcoming coronation commenced. The celebrations would last for four days, from 29th May to the coronation ceremony and banquet on 1st June, Whitsun. These celebrations […]