3 May 1536 – A shocked archbishop and concerns over the investigation – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

| May 3, 2019

On this day in 1536, 3rd May, a shocked Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, wrote to King Henry VIII regarding what he’d heard about Queen Anne Boleyn. Meanwhile, the investigation into the queen wasn’t quite going according to plan as the arrested men were not ‘playing ball’. I give details on what happened on 3rd […]

16 May 1536 – A visitor for Queen Anne Boleyn

| May 16, 2016

On 16th May 1536, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer, the man who had once been Anne Boleyn’s family chaplain and a man she had helped rise to prominence at the English court, visited Anne at the Tower of London. It was a visit that seemed to lift Anne’s spirits and give her hope that all was not […]