16 February 1547 – The Burial of Henry VIII

| February 16, 2014

16 February 1547 – The Burial of Henry VIII

On the 16th February 1547, following his death on 28th January 1547, Henry VIII’s body was interred in a vault in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, alongside that of his third wife, Jane Seymour. Here is an eye witness account of the proceedings: “16 strong Yeomen of the Guard took the coffin and with four […]

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

| March 19, 2010

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

Thanks to Anne Boleyn Files visitor Nancy Smith for writing this great article on the ghost (or ghosts!) of Anne Boleyn – I love a good ghost story! “With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm and Other Tales of the Ghostly Anne Boleyn” If legends are true, Anne Boleyn’s ghost must be the most traveled […]