6 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII from the Tower

| May 6, 2015

6 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII from the Tower

Thank you so much to Sandra Vasoli, author of Je Anne Boleyn: Struck with the Dart of Love for sharing some of her thoughts and research on “The Lady in the Tower” letter. Over to Sandi… Today, 6 May, marks 479 years since the origination of a compelling and mysterious letter, written according to some […]

To the King from The Lady in the Tower – A Letter from Anne Boleyn?

| May 6, 2011

To the King from The Lady in the Tower – A Letter from Anne Boleyn?

The following letter has today fallen into our hands, here at The Anne Boleyn Files, and we are told that it is a copy of one written by Queen Anne Boleyn to her husband, King Henry VIII, on this very day, 6th May 1536. Here is a transcript:- “To the King from the Lady in […]

Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII

| May 6, 2010

Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Henry VIII

On the 6th May 1536, it is said that Anne Boleyn wrote the following letter to her husband, King Henry VIII, from the Tower of London:- “Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my Imprisonment are Things so strange unto me, as what to Write, or what to Excuse, I am altogether ignorant; whereas you sent unto […]

Book of the Month October

| November 17, 2009

October’s Book of the Month, here at The Anne Boleyn Files, is the long awaited “The Lady in the Tower” by Tudor historian Alison Weir. Weir’s publisher, Jonathan Cape, has been publicising this book as the first book to be entirely devoted to Anne Boleyn’s fall; a little misleading when books like Retha Warnicke’s “The […]

October’s Book of the Month

| October 7, 2009

October’s Book of the Month just has to be Alison Weir’s “The Lady in the Tower” because it is the latest non-fiction book on Anne Boleyn and because it is a wonderful read. If you know me, you’ll know that I like my non-fiction books and biographies to be backed up with fact. I hate […]

The Lady in the Tower

| October 2, 2009

The Lady in the Tower

Before I give you a quick Friday Round Up of what has been going on in at The Anne Boleyn Files and in the Tudor world, so many people have been asking me for my thoughts on Alison Weir’s “The Lady in the Tower” that I thought I’d better let you know! Please bear in […]

Friday Round Up

| September 25, 2009

Friday Round Up

Wow, I can’t believe it’s Friday again already! This week really has flown by. So, what’s new this week and what’s been going on in the land of The Anne Boleyn Files and the Tudor World?:- I’ve been busy blogging every day this week over at The Elizabeth Files after listening to each episode of […]