Poem – The Procession

| July 30, 2009

Poem – The Procession

This poem is part of Esther Hyams’ series of poems telling the life story of Anne Boleyn. Queen Anne’s Coronation Part 1 – The procession Somewhat big with child and impervious to the frowns Anne Boleyn, a good candidate to receive the consort’s crown. Anne added an extra panel to her dress for her growing […]

Poetry About Anne

| July 30, 2009

Poetry About Anne

Anne Boleyn Files visitor Esther Hyams is a history student and poet and, like many of us, has been moved and inspired by the story of Anne Boleyn, Queen Consort of England and second wife to Henry VIII. Esther has been kind enough to write a series of poems about Anne Boleyn for The Anne […]

Poem – Revelations

| July 28, 2009

Poem – Revelations

Part 15 in Esther Hyams’ wonderful series of poems on Anne Boleyn. Revelations The news of Henry and Anne’s marriage was kept secret due to England’s hate By middle of February 1533, Anne found it irresistible to flaunt her pregnant state. The Lady Anne came out of her room in what seemed ‘an outrageous fashion’ […]

Poem – The King and His Wife

| July 28, 2009

Poem – The King and His Wife

This is Part 14 of Esther Hyams’ series of poems on the life of Anne Boleyn. The King’s Wife King Henry was so happy that his beloved Anne Boleyn had so impressed At Calais, Henry stayed in the Exchequer building with the Lady Marquess. Their lodgings were hung with illustrious tapestries and holly green velvet […]

Poem – A French Meeting

| July 28, 2009

Poem – A French Meeting

“A French Meeting” is Part 13 in Esther Hyams’ series of poems telling Anne Boleyn’s life story. A French meeting The fraternal visit between the two kings occurred in two parts Francois of France and Henry of England, two Kings with lustful hearts First, on 21st October 1532, King Henry and a suite went to […]

Poem – Duels and Jewels

| July 28, 2009

Poem – Duels and Jewels

“Duels and Jewels” is Part 12 of Esther Hyams’ series of poems telling the story of Anne Boleyn’s life. Make sure you read the others in the series! Duels and Jewels Soon there was to be a minor yet important duel Despite much hatred, Anne was soon to wear the Queen’s jewels. The English people […]

Poem – The Lady Marquess

| July 28, 2009

Poem – The Lady Marquess

This poem is Part 11 in Esther Hyams’ wonderful series of poems telling the life story of Anne Boleyn. Please check out Esther’s other poems and leave Esther a comment to encourage her! The Lady Marquess of Pembroke The King wanted Anne to have a proper rank of her own As they prepared to go […]

Poem – The King and His Lady

| July 24, 2009

Poem – The King and His Lady

This is Part 10 of Esther Hyams’ wonderful series of poems telling the story of Anne Boleyn’s life. The King and his Lady Henry planned to visit Francois, his ‘loyal brother’ of France To publicly present the Lady Anne to the world in an elegant dance. He desired the support of King Francis to overawe […]