The Fall of Anne Boleyn – 24 April 1536 – The legal machinery is set up

On 24th April 1536, Lord Chancellor Thomas Audley busied himself setting up two commissions of oyer and terminer for the counties of Kent and Middlesex. This legal machinery would later draw up the indictments against Queen Anne Boleyn and the men accused of sleeping with her and conspiring with her to kill King Henry VIII, and try four of the men.

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