25 January 1533 – The Secret Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

| January 25, 2013

25 January 1533 – The Secret Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

On this day in history, 25th January 1533, St Paul’s Day, King Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn in a secret ceremony at Whitehall. Nicholas Harpsfield, the Catholic apologist writing in Mary I’s reign, recorded: “The first whereof was that the King was married to [the] Lady Anne Bulleyne long ere there was any divorce made […]

25 January 1533 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

| January 25, 2012

25 January 1533 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

According to Thomas Cranmer, Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn on St Paul’s Day, the 25th January 1533. In a letter to Archdeacon Hawkyns, written in June 1533 and recording Anne Boleyn’s coronation, Cranmer wrote:- “But now, sir, you may not imagine that this coronation was before her marriage; for she was married much about St […]

Henry VIII Marries Anne Boleyn – 25th January 1533

| January 25, 2011

Henry VIII Marries Anne Boleyn – 25th January 1533

On this day in history, 25th January 1533, Henry VIII married Anne Boleyn. Alison Weir writes of their marriage in her book “The Six Wives of Henry VIII”:- “Just before dawn, on the morning of the 25 January 1533, a small group of people gathered in the King’s private chapel in Whitehall Palace for the […]