On 14th May 1536, while his second wife, Queen Anne Boleyn, was imprisoned in the Tower of London awaiting her trial for treason, Henry VIII was having his new sweetheart brought closer to his lodgings and having her treated as his queen. He really wasn’t wasting any time.
Find out more about this, and imperial ambassador Eustace Chapuys’ rather unflattering description of Jane Seymour, in this video:
And today’s normal “on this day” video is about King Henry VIII’s leg problems, the leg ulcers he was plagued with for nearly twenty years:
There are lots and lots of Tudor history videos on my Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society YouTube channel, so please do consider subscribing – click here. I add new content on a daily basis. If you prefer audio, then my talks are also available as podcasts on Podbean or your usual podcast app.
If you prefer reading, then this website has thousands of articles, including one on 14 May 1536.