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30 May 1533 – Sir Francis Weston is made a Knight of the Bath

| May 30, 2018

30 May 1533 – Sir Francis Weston is made a Knight of the Bath

I always find it weird going from marking the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution to writing about the celebrations for her coronation, but it’s the little things that really hit home. When I read the names of the men who were created Knight of the Bath on the night of 30/31 May 1533 and see […]

30 May 1533 – 18 men created Knights of the Bath

| May 30, 2016

30 May 1533 – 18 men created Knights of the Bath

On the night of 30th/31st May 1533, as part of the celebrations for Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation, which was scheduled for 1st June, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath. Chronicler Edward Hall records: “On Friday at dinner served the king all such as were appointed by his highness to be knights of the […]

30 May 1533 – 18 Knights of the Bath Created

| May 30, 2014

30 May 1533 – 18 Knights of the Bath Created

On the night of 30th/31st May 1533 eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath at the Tower of London as part of Anne Boleyn’s coronation celebrations. The men included Sir Frances Weston, who would be executed for adultery with Anne in 1536; the Marquess of Dorset, Frances Brandon’s husband and son-in-law of Charles Brandon, […]

30 May 1533 – The Creation of New Knights of the Bath

| May 30, 2013

30 May 1533 – The Creation of New Knights of the Bath

As part of the celebrations for Queen Anne Boleyn’s Coronation in 1533, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath. You can read all about this ceremony and the men who were chosen in my article 30th May 1533 – The Knights of the Bath, but the list of men included Sir Francis Weston, who […]

30th May 1533 – The Knights of the Bath

| May 30, 2012

30th May 1533 – The Knights of the Bath

Part of coronation celebrations in medieval and Tudor times was the Order of the Bath ceremony, where men were created Knights of the Bath. In 1533, Anne Boleyn’s coronation, this event took place in the Tower of London on the night of the 30th/31st May. Eighteen Knights of the Bath were created: The Marquess of […]