30 April 1536 – A Visit Cancelled, A Royal Argument and the First Arrest

| April 30, 2013

30 April 1536 – A Visit Cancelled, A Royal Argument and the First Arrest

Sunday 30th April 1536 was a key day in the fall of Anne Boleyn as it appears to be the day when the talking and meetings turned into action. Scottish theologian Alexander Alesius, in a letter written to Anne and Henry’s daughter, Elizabeth I, during her reign told of an argument between the King and […]

2nd May 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Arrested

| May 2, 2012

2nd May 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Arrested

The 2nd May 1536, the day after the May Day celebrations, saw more people going to the Tower of London, including Queen Anne Boleyn herself. Find out all about her arrest at 2nd May 1536 – To the Tower Can you imagine the gossip spreading like wildfire at the English court?!

2 May 1536 Anne Boleyn is Arrested – Game, Set and Match to Thomas Cromwell

| May 2, 2011

2 May 1536 Anne Boleyn is Arrested – Game, Set and Match to Thomas Cromwell

Today is a sad day at The Anne Boleyn Files. Our roving reporter, Sir Tim Ridgway, has heard four pieces of bad news at court today:- Henry Norris, Groom of the Stool and Chief Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, has been taken to the Tower of London. Mark Smeaton, Court Musician, has been racked and […]