On this day in history, 15th May 1536, less than two weeks after their arrests, Queen Anne Boleyn and her brother, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, were tried by a jury of their peers in the King’s Hall of the Tower of London. Their own uncle, the Duke of Norfolk, presided over the trial.
What happened at this trial and what was George Boleyn’s act of defiance?
Find out more in this talk:
And today’s normal “on this day” video is about two noblemen who ended up being implicated in the Pilgrimage of Grace rebellion of 1536:
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