18th May 1536 – Postponement and Prayer

| May 18, 2010

18th May 1536 – Postponement and Prayer

On the night of the 17th/18th May 1536, while the carpenters built her scaffold within the grounds of the Tower of London, Anne prepared herself for her execution which was scheduled for 9am on the 18th. At 2am, her almoner, John Skip, arrived to pray with her and she was still in prayer when Archbishop […]