31 July 1544 – An Incredible Letter

| July 31, 2014

31 July 1544 – An Incredible Letter

On 31st July 1544 ten year old Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, wrote a letter to her stepmother, Catherine Parr, who was acting as regent while Henry VIII was in France. Why do I call this letter incredible? Well, because not only is it beautiful to look at, being written in a […]

Poem – A Princess’ Christening

| August 5, 2009

Poem – A Princess’ Christening

Part 20 of Esther Hyams’ wonderful series of poems on the life of Anne Boleyn is about the christening of Princess Elizabeth, the future Elizabeth I. A Princess’ Christening For the Princess’ christening, Anne wanted the special cloth so grand That Katherine of Aragon had brought from Spain with her own hands. Predictably Katherine refused, […]

Addicted to Anne Boleyn

| May 19, 2009

Addicted to Anne Boleyn

There is something about Anne Boleyn that still fascinates us and inspires us today, more than 500 years after her birth. On this page you will find articles written by Anne Boleyn Files visitors about Anne and you can also read some poetry written about Anne if you click here. Anne Boleyn Articles As part […]