The Lost Boleyns – Update on the Tomb Brasses of Thomas and Henry Boleyn

| September 2, 2011

The Lost Boleyns – Update on the Tomb Brasses of Thomas and Henry Boleyn

Further to my investigations into the monumental brass crosses on the tombs of Thomas and Henry Boleyn, brothers of Anne Boleyn, I have just had an answer back from Michael Harris of the Monumental Brass Society. Michael spoke to the Society’s Kentish expert who said:- “The Bullen crosses are two “one-offs” of the same design. […]

The Lost Boleyns – Claire’s still digging!

| August 29, 2011

The Lost Boleyns – Claire’s still digging!

I am still on the trail of the lost Boleyns, the boys Thomas and Henry thought to have died in infancy or childhood, so don’t worry, I’m like a dog with a bone! But while I was doing some research on the Boleyn family this weekend, trying to find sources for what authors write about […]

The Lost Boleyns – Thomas and Henry Boleyn

| August 27, 2011

The Lost Boleyns – Thomas and Henry Boleyn

You may remember my post a few weeks ago about Thomas Boleyn the Younger, brother of Anne Boleyn and the infant Boleyn buried at St John the Baptist Church, Penshurst. In that post I explained that author and historian Alison Weir was claiming in her latest book, “Mary Boleyn: The Great and Infamous Whore” (Mary […]

Day Four Experience Photos

| May 21, 2010

Here are the day four photos… http://www.flickr.com/photos/theanneboleynfiles/sets/72157623980929217/ We’re just about to go for a stroll around the Hever estate before having our final breakfast here. What an Experience!

Historic Houses

| July 31, 2009

Historic Houses

Sheffield Manor Lodge, Sheffield, Yorkshire – This manor was built by the fourth Earl of Shrewsbury and is famous for being the place where Wolsey stayed as he journeyed to London to stand trial and as the place where Mary Queen of Scots was kept under house arrest by the sixth Earl of Shrewsbury, George […]