The link between Anne Boleyn and St Thomas Becket

| June 27, 2013

The link between Anne Boleyn and St Thomas Becket

Just a quick post to alert you to the fact that historian Elizabeth Norton has just published an interesting article on her blog about the link between Anne Boleyn and St Thomas Becket – see Anne Boleyn and St Thomas Becket. It is not something I have mentioned here on The Anne Boleyn Files, but […]

Anne Boleyn’s Royal Blood

| July 21, 2010

Anne Boleyn’s Royal Blood

Many people talk of the Boleyns as upstarts or commoners but, just like Henry VIII’s other five wives and Henry himself, Anne Boleyn was a descendant of Edward I and had royal blood. The Howard Family’s Ancestry Anne Boleyn’s mother was Lady Elizabeth Howard (c.1480 – 1538), daughter of Thomas Howard (1443 – 1524), Earl […]