Jane Boleyn – Did she help bring down Anne Boleyn?

| February 13, 2019

Today is the anniversary of the execution of Jane Boleyn (née Parker), Lady Rochford, on 13th February 1542. She was executed at the Tower of London with her mistress, Catherine Howard, fifth wife of King Henry VIII. The two women had been found guilty of high treason by an act of attainder, Catherine for her […]

4 May 1536 – Jane Boleyn sends a message of comfort to her husband

| May 4, 2016

Around 4th May 1536, in his daily report to Thomas Cromwell, Sir William Kingston, Constable of the Tower of London, wrote of Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, sending a message to her husband, George, who was imprisoned in the Tower. Kingston’s letters to Cromwell were damaged in a fire in 1731 at Ashburnam House, but they […]