30 April 1536 – A Royal Argument, a Cancelled Trip and the First Arrest

| April 30, 2014

30 April 1536 – A Royal Argument, a Cancelled Trip and the First Arrest

On 30th April, Scottish theologian Alexander Alesius witnessed an argument between Queen Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. He later wrote of this argument to the couple’s daughter, Elizabeth, during her reign: “Never shall I forget the sorrow which I felt when I saw the most serene queen, your most religious mother, carrying you, still a […]