O death, rock me asleep video

| September 28, 2015

O death, rock me asleep video

Thank you to Jane Moulder, the Tudor Society’s music expert and a member of the Renaissance music group Piva, for letting me know about this beautiful performance of “O death, rock me asleep”, a lament which some say that Anne Boleyn wrote while she was in the Tower of London. There is, however, as historian […]

Anne Boleyn Prisoner and Poet

| March 18, 2010

Just a quick post as I’ve just found this video which talks about where Anne Boleyn was held prisoner – the Queen’s Lodgings of the Royal Palace (no longer in existence) not the Queen’s House – and whether she wrote “O Death Rock Me Asleep”:- Here is the poem which Anne Boleyn was said to […]