The Imagined Face of Anne Boleyn

| February 17, 2011

The Imagined Face of Anne Boleyn

When considering a historical figure’s impact, we customarily look toward large, sweeping changes and try to sort out that person’s special role. Thanks to the painstaking work of Tudor historians, it is now certain that Anne Boleyn was a major catalyst for the cause of religious Reformation in England, that she helped introduce a new […]

Did Anne Boleyn Make an Impact on History? – Hell Yes!

| February 17, 2011

Did Anne Boleyn Make an Impact on History? – Hell Yes!

I think this question depends on who you are asking it off. Not everybody is of the same opinion when the name Anne Boleyn is mentioned. But, if you are looking for a short and simple answer to this question from me, the answer is ‘Hell Yes!’ You only have to type the name ‘Anne […]

Ancient Footprints in English Clay

| February 17, 2011

Ancient Footprints in English Clay

We all leave our footprints on this earth, some are like prints on the seashore: washed away by the first wave, seeming never to have been. There are however footprints printed in a firm clay surface that last through the ages. Longlasting footprints she has indeed, this lady. Her little feet set their first steps […]

Did Anne Boleyn Change History?

| February 17, 2011

Did Anne Boleyn Change History?

Anne Boleyn has fascinated the masses for close to five hundred years. In her short life, she captured the heart of a king, helped to bring about great religious reform, and died an innocent woman, the victim of the charms that gave her the key to the crown in the first place. Even today she […]

And if any person will meddle…

| February 17, 2011

And if any person will meddle…

“And if any person will meddle of my cause, I require them to judge the best” – Anne Boleyn Through the time Anne has been mentioned by people, kings, queens, historians, kids and movies. What this entire people have in common? The doubt. Anne absolutely is a source of questions that maybe will never be […]

Did the life of Anne Boleyn make an impact on history?

| February 17, 2011

Did the life of Anne Boleyn make an impact on history?

When I was very small I was told by my grandmother that the things that fascinate us in this life are the clues to our past lives. An interest in England has afflicted everyone in my family because England is where our some of our ancestors came from, but when I first saw a portrait […]

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 […]