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24 April 1536 – Treason Afoot at Court?

| April 24, 2011

24 April 1536 – Treason Afoot at Court?

Here at The Anne Boleyn Files we have just heard some interesting news from our court informant. It appears that Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas Audley has set up two commissions of ‘Oyer and Terminer’ at Westminster, for offences carried out in the counties of Kent and Middlesex. As you know, these commissions are used “to […]

Anne Boleyn Court Records Go Online

| April 10, 2009

Anne Boleyn Court Records Go Online

As part of the 500th Anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne, the National Archives have set up a special website as an online exhibition of documents from Henry’s reign. Included in these documents is Roll KB8/9, the “Baga de Secretis” or Bag of Secrets, which includes records of the opening of the trial […]