Did Anne Boleyn Dig Her Own Grave?

| July 16, 2009

I apologise for the “inflammatory” title but blame David Starkey as it was he who got me wondering! When I watched Starkey’s recent “Henry VIII: Mind of a Tyrant”, the episode on Anne Boleyn really got me thinking if Anne Boleyn has to take some responsibility for her downfall and execution. In it, Starkey talked […]

Anne Boleyn – The Witch

| June 10, 2009

[audio:anne_boleyn_the_witch.mp3] Over the next couple of weeks, I will be exploring three very different opinions of Anne Boleyn – the Witch, the Whore and the Martyr – and trying to understand why people have these incredibly different views of her. We’ll start today with the view that Anne Boleyn was a witch and that that […]