11 November 1534 – An important mission for George Boleyn

| November 11, 2017

11 November 1534 – An important mission for George Boleyn

On 11th November 1534, Philippe de Chabot, Seigneur De Brion and Admiral of France, landed on English soil. The purpose of the diplomatic mission he was leading was to renew Anglo-French relations. George Boleyn, Lord Rochford and brother of Queen Anne Boleyn, was chosen to meet the Admiral and escort him from Dover to London. […]

George Boleyn and the Admiral of France – November 1534

| November 11, 2015

George Boleyn and the Admiral of France – November 1534

On 11th November 1534, Philippe de Chabot, Seigneur De Brion and Admiral of France, landed on English soil. The purpose of the diplomatic mission he was leading was to renew Anglo-French relations. As Clare Cherry and I point out in our biography of George Boleyn, England had become “more and more isolated from her European […]

George Boleyn, the Admiral of France and an Angry Anne Boleyn

| November 11, 2011

George Boleyn, the Admiral of France and an Angry Anne Boleyn

On this day in history, 11th November 1534, Philippe de Chabot, Seigneur De Brion and Admiral of France, landed on English soil. As the French ambassador to England, his visit was apparently intended to renew relations between England and France, so was an important one. George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, was chosen to meet the Admiral […]