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5 May 1536 – More Men in the Tower of London

| May 5, 2013

5 May 1536 – More Men in the Tower of London

By 5th May 1536, two further arrests had taken place: courtier, poet and diplomat Sir Thomas Wyatt, and Sir Richard Page, a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber. Neither man was named in the indictments of May 1536 and they were subsequently released. You can find out more about Page in my article Sir Richard Page […]

A Foregone Conclusion

| May 7, 2010

A Foregone Conclusion

I am convinced that the removal of Anne Boleyn from her position as Queen by execution was a foregone conclusion and that Anne never stood a chance of clearing her name and escaping death. There was shock at the allegations against Anne Boleyn and the five men, as shown in a letter from Rowland Lee, […]

Circa Regna Tonat – About the Throne the Thunder Rolls

| May 5, 2010

Circa Regna Tonat – About the Throne the Thunder Rolls

On the Friday 5th May 1536, the final arrests in the coup against Anne Boleyn were made1 – Sir Thomas Wyatt, the poet, being one of them. Sir Thomas Wyatt and Anne Boleyn Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11th October 1542) was a poet and diplomat. He was born in around 1503 at Allington Castle, Kent, […]