Anne Boleyn – The Mysterious and Maligned One

| January 27, 2011

Anne Boleyn – The Mysterious and Maligned One

There’s no denying that Anne Boleyn is the most maligned and misunderstood of Henry VIII’s six wives. Even today, in an age where we have unprecedented access to primary sources and the likes of historians Eric Ives and Alison Weir spreading the message that Anne Boleyn was innocent and framed, Anne Boleyn is still misrepresented […]

Was Henry VIII a Cursed King?

| October 31, 2010

Was Henry VIII a Cursed King?

Anne Boleyn Files visitor, Lexy from France, has written us a special Halloween article – enjoy it and don’t forget to enter our Halloween Competition. Also, if you go to a Halloween event at somewhere like Hever Castle or Sudeley Castle then please do let me know what it was like. Was Henry VIII a […]

Anne Boleyn: The Myths and Bad History

| July 26, 2010

Anne Boleyn: The Myths and Bad History

There was an interesting article in Saturday’s Daily Mail entitled “Anne Boleyn, harlot or heroine? Was she a scheming sexual predator, or a brave reformer who changed Britain for ever?” about Anne Boleyn, the myths surrounding her and Howard Brenton’s new play “Anne Boleyn” which is being performed at The Globe. While I applaud Brenton […]

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

| March 19, 2010

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

Thanks to Anne Boleyn Files visitor Nancy Smith for writing this great article on the ghost (or ghosts!) of Anne Boleyn – I love a good ghost story! “With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm and Other Tales of the Ghostly Anne Boleyn” If legends are true, Anne Boleyn’s ghost must be the most traveled […]

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