22 June 1509 – Thomas Boleyn is a Knight of the Bath

| June 22, 2017

On the 22nd or 23rd June 1509, just before his joint coronation with Catherine of Aragon on 24th June, King Henry VIII created 24 Knights of the Bath in a special ceremony at the Tower of London. Letters and Papers names these knights as “Richard (sic) Radclyff lord Fitzwater, the lord Scroop of Bolton, 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, […]

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 […]