Anne Boleyn, Margaret of Austria and Queen Claude

| November 13, 2012

Anne Boleyn, Margaret of Austria and Queen Claude

Since a new book by Sylwia Zupanec1 is claiming that there is new evidence to prove that “Anne Boleyn simply could not have had served Margaret of Austria [or] the Queen Claude”, and I’ve been asked my thoughts on it, I wanted to share why I believe that Anne did serve them and what evidence […]

Is History Being Re-written?

| September 30, 2011

Is History Being Re-written?

Further to my article last week about how historical characters are being shrouded in myth and the real facts are being lost, Anne Boleyn Files visitor, Jenny Brown, has just shared a very interesting BBC article with me. Entitled Is the internet re-writing history?, this article looks at the impact of online propaganda and conspiracy […]

Anne Boleyn’s Impact on History

| February 17, 2011

Anne Boleyn’s Impact on History

“No English queen has had more impact on the history of the nation than Anne Boleyn” (Joanna Denny’s “Anne Boleyn: A New Life of England’s Tragic Queen”) There are many figures in our great world that have made a significant impact on the course of History. From the United States stand point, for example, our […]

Anne Boleyn – Rockin’ the Renaissance

| February 17, 2011

Anne Boleyn – Rockin’ the Renaissance

Forget about Anne Boleyn’s influence during her own time, gracing Henry’s court with French sophistication. Her fashion sense, the French hood and her long, pointed sleeves, set the trend for other ladies to follow. Everything she did, introducing dances from France and designing changes in her clothes, became ‘the thing’ for any woman who wanted […]

Anne Boleyn: Opportunist Career Woman?

| August 18, 2009

Anne Boleyn: Opportunist Career Woman?

As you know, Anne Boleyn fascinates me and my mission is to learn more about her, debunk the myths that surround her and try to get at the real Anne Boleyn. This is a tricky mission when even historians using the same sources and evidence can’t agree on her and when movies, books and even […]