Upcoming Q&A with Leanda de Lisle – Your Chance to Ask a Question

| August 23, 2013

Upcoming Q&A with Leanda de Lisle – Your Chance to Ask a Question

Author and historian Leanda de Lisle has kindly offered to do a Q&A session here at The Anne Boleyn Files, so this is your chance to ask her a question. Leanda has written three Tudor history books and her latest book, Tudor: The Family Story (US title: Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England’s […]

19th May 1536 – I Have a Little Neck: The Execution of Anne Boleyn

| May 19, 2010

19th May 1536 – I Have a Little Neck: The Execution of Anne Boleyn

At dawn on the 19th May 1536, Anne celebrated the Mass for the last time, receiving the Sacrament from her almoner, John Skip. She then ate breakfast at 7am and waited to hear Sir William Kingston’s footsteps outside her door. At 8am, the Constable appeared, informing Anne that the hour of her death was near […]

A Foregone Conclusion

| May 7, 2010

A Foregone Conclusion

I am convinced that the removal of Anne Boleyn from her position as Queen by execution was a foregone conclusion and that Anne never stood a chance of clearing her name and escaping death. There was shock at the allegations against Anne Boleyn and the five men, as shown in a letter from Rowland Lee, […]