Anne Boleyn’s Mystery Pregnancy

| October 18, 2012

Anne Boleyn’s Mystery Pregnancy

While researching for the recent webinar on Anne Boleyn’s pregnancies and miscarriages, I became intrigued by Anne Boleyn’s 1534 pregnancy, her second pregnancy and her first miscarriage, and thought you might be interested in it too. Before I explain what I mean by “mystery pregnancy”, I want to banish the myth that Anne Boleyn had […]

Henry VIII, Kell Positive Blood Type and McLeod Syndrome: Part One – Guest Post by Kyra Kramer

| August 16, 2012

Henry VIII, Kell Positive Blood Type and McLeod Syndrome: Part One – Guest Post by Kyra Kramer

I have recently been corresponding with Kyra Kramer, the American researcher whose work I discussed in my article “Should Henry VIII be Exhumed and Would it Provide the Answer to his Tyranny?”, and she very kindly offered to explain her theory to Anne Boleyn Files visitors in a two part post. By the way, Kyra […]

Should Henry VIII be Exhumed and Would it Provide the Answer to his Tyranny?

| February 15, 2011

Should Henry VIII be Exhumed and Would it Provide the Answer to his Tyranny?

On Sunday 13th February, there was a report on The Daily Express and Sunday Express website entitled “Queen Asked: May We Dig Up Henry VIII?”. The article opened with the following:- “THE Queen is to be asked for permission to exhume the body of Henry VIII in a bid to prove that a rare ­disease […]

The Birth of Elizabeth I

| September 7, 2010

The Birth of Elizabeth I

On this day in history, 7th September 1533, Anne Boleyn gave birth to a daughter, the future Queen Elizabeth I of England. Conception and Pregnancy Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn finally consummated their relationship in around November 1532 after a successful visit to France, where Anne was treated as Henry’s consort. The couple had planned […]

The Pregnancies of Anne Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon

| February 3, 2010

The Pregnancies of Anne Boleyn and Catherine of Aragon

Last week, I considered the role of Anne’s final miscarriage in the fall of Anne Boleyn and the Boleyn faction. Although Retha Warnicke concludes that “her fall was almost certainly triggered by the nature of the miscarriage she was to suffer in late January, for there is no evidence that she had been in any […]