On 10th May 1536, the imprisoned Queen Anne Boleyn had just nine days left to live.
While Anne was confined in the queen’s apartments of the royal palace at the Tower of London, the Grand Jury of Middesex was meeting to decide on whether there was enough evidence to send the queen and the accused men to trial, and to draw up the indictments of charges.
What were these charges? What exactly were the queen and these courtiers accused of?
Let me explain…
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