The Lost Boleyns – Update on the Tomb Brasses of Thomas and Henry Boleyn

| September 2, 2011

The Lost Boleyns – Update on the Tomb Brasses of Thomas and Henry Boleyn

Further to my investigations into the monumental brass crosses on the tombs of Thomas and Henry Boleyn, brothers of Anne Boleyn, I have just had an answer back from Michael Harris of the Monumental Brass Society. Michael spoke to the Society’s Kentish expert who said:- “The Bullen crosses are two “one-offs” of the same design. […]

The Lost Boleyns – Thomas and Henry Boleyn

| August 27, 2011

The Lost Boleyns – Thomas and Henry Boleyn

You may remember my post a few weeks ago about Thomas Boleyn the Younger, brother of Anne Boleyn and the infant Boleyn buried at St John the Baptist Church, Penshurst. In that post I explained that author and historian Alison Weir was claiming in her latest book, “Mary Boleyn: The Great and Infamous Whore” (Mary […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Days 4 and 5, and the Curious Case of Thomas Boleyn Junior

| July 24, 2011

The Anne Boleyn Experience Days 4 and 5, and the Curious Case of Thomas Boleyn Junior

I’m so sorry that this post is so late but we stayed up rather late on Thursday night chatting into the night and then Tim and I were travelling on Friday. On Thursday, we took the group to Hampton Court Palace, the beautiful palace which Henry VIII nabbed off Cardinal Wolsey. We took a tour, […]