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

| May 4, 2016

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

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 […]

4 May 1536 – Jane Boleyn’s promise to George Boleyn

| May 4, 2015

4 May 1536 – Jane Boleyn’s promise to George Boleyn

Sometime around 4th May 1536, two days after his arrest, George Boleyn’s wife, Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, sent him a message of comfort by Sir William Kingston, Constable of the Tower of London. There is no record of what she wrote but Kingston reported that Jane had promised to “humbly [make] suit unto the king’s […]

4 May 1536 – Lady Rochford’s Message to her Husband

| May 4, 2014

4 May 1536 – Lady Rochford’s Message to her Husband

On 4th May 1536, according to Sir William Kingston, Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, sent a message to her husband George Boleyn, who was imprisoned in the Tower. Kingston’s reports were badly damaged in the Ashburnam House fire of 1731, and this letter has parts missing, so all we know is that Sir Nicholas Carew and […]