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12 November 1532 – Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Leave Calais

| November 12, 2013

12 November 1532 – Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn Leave Calais

At midnight on Tuesday 12th November 1532, King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn finally sailed from Calais bound for Dover. Henry had bid farewell to Francis I, the French King, on Tuesday 29th October but winds that were “so contrariant”, as chronicler Edward Hall describes them, prevented the royal party from setting sail straight away. […]