Anne Boleyn Questions – Did Anne Boleyn have six fingers?

| February 11, 2019

Anne Boleyn Questions – Did Anne Boleyn have six fingers?

The question “Did Anne Boleyn have six fingers?” always makes me smile, although I know that the asker means six fingers on one hand! The idea that Anne Boleyn had an extra finger is so prevalent. I see it coming up all the time on social media and it also appears in historical novels, as […]

Anne Boleyn, Nanny McPhee and Nicholas Sander

| March 5, 2013

Anne Boleyn, Nanny McPhee and Nicholas Sander

Thank you to Baroness, a regular commenter on The Anne Boleyn Files, for inspiring today’s post. I’ve been meaning to write another article on the myths surrounding Anne Boleyn’s appearance for some time so when I read Baroness’ words, “Henry fell in love with her because she was a stunning, smart women, not because she […]

The Fall of Anne Boleyn Book Tour Day 6 – Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History

| June 4, 2012

The Fall of Anne Boleyn Book Tour Day 6 – Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History

After a wonderful weekend of relaxation and celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, I have dashed over to Australia today, in a virtual sense, of course, to share a guest article “Anne Boleyn and the Extra Finger”. Thank you so much to Sarah Bryson of the Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History blog for kindly hosting […]