7 May 1536 – William Latymer Searched at Sandwich

| May 7, 2013

7 May 1536 – William Latymer Searched at Sandwich

On Sunday 7th May 1536, William Latymer, one of Queen Anne Boleyn’s chaplains, was stopped and searched on his arrival back in England at Sandwich, in Kent. He was returning from a business visit to Flanders, a visit he had undertaken on behalf of the Queen. A letter from the Mayor and Jurates of Sandwich […]

26 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn Meets with Matthew Parker, Her Chaplain

| April 26, 2013

26 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn Meets with Matthew Parker, Her Chaplain

Around 26th April 1536 Anne Boleyn met with one of her chaplains, her “countryman” Matthew Parker. We do not know what was said at this meeting, but from letters written by Matthew Parker in Elizabeth I’s reign we can infer that Anne asked Parker to watch over her daughter, the two year-old Princess Elizabeth, if […]

Anne Boleyn’s Household

| March 16, 2011

Anne Boleyn’s Household

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on some of Anne Boleyn’s ladies – see Anne Boleyn’s Ladies-in-waiting and the comments section below it – so I thought it would also be good to look at the men who made up Anne Boleyn’s household:- William Coffin – Master of the Horse Eric Ives, […]