On this day in 1536, in the lead up to Queen Anne Boleyn’s fall, Anne met with her chaplain, Matthew Parker.

The words that Anne Boleyn spoke to Parker that day had such an impact on him that they stayed with him for the rest of his life and made him take an office that he really didn’t want in her daughter’s reign.

Find out more about this in my video on 26th April 1536:

Also on this day in history, we have another Boleyn-related evident. Anne Boleyn’s niece, Catherine Carey, got married to Sir Francis Knollys:

You can see today’s “on this day” video, which is about William Shakespeare and the plague hitting his hometown, on the Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society YouTube channel – click here.

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