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12 April 1533 – She has changed her name from Marchioness to Queen

| April 12, 2016

12 April 1533 – She has changed her name from Marchioness to Queen

On Easter Eve, Saturday 12th April 1533, Anne Boleyn attended mass in the Queen’s Closet of Greenwich Palace “with all the pomp of a Queen, clad in cloth of gold, and loaded (carga) with the richest jewels.”1 This was her first public appearance since her husband, Henry VIII, had informed his council the previous day […]

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Easter Eve Mass as Queen

| April 12, 2014

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Easter Eve Mass as Queen

Following Henry VIII’s orders to his council the previous day to accord Anne Boleyn royal honours, and Catherine of Aragon’s demotion to Dowager Princess of Wales, the pregnant Anne attended mass on Holy Saturday in the Queen’s Closet of Greenwich Palace “with all the pomp of a Queen, clad in cloth of gold, and loaded […]

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Mass as Queen

| April 12, 2011

12 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn Attends Mass as Queen

The 12th April 1533, Easter Saturday, was an important day for Anne Boleyn and also for Henry VIII, it was the first time that Anne appeared in public as Queen. The Venetian ambassador reported:- “This morning of Easter Eve, the Marchioness Anne went with the King to high mass, as Queen, and with all the […]