Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Lady of the Rivers – Book Review

Philippa Gregory is known for not being that historically accurate and is most popular for The Other Boleyn Girl (which does show Anne in a bad light and isn’t that accurate). However, if you just read her novels as you … Continue reading

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31st May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

At around 5:00pm on Saturday 31st May 1533, Anne Boleyn emerged from the Tower of London where she had been lodged since Thursday. She was dressed in the French fashion, ‘flimy white, with a coronet of gold’, and her loose … Continue reading

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30th May 1536 – Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour

Henry VIII and Jane Seymour on the Tudors, my edit. On the 30th May 1536, only eleven days after Anne Boleyn was beheaded, King Henry VIII married Jane Seymour in the Queen’s Closer at Whitehall. Jane was Anne’s former lady-in-waiting. … Continue reading

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30th May 1533 – Knights of the Bath

Picture of the Tower of London. On the 30th May 1533, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath. This was for Anne Boleyn’s coronation and took place in the Tower of London on the night of the 30/31st May. … Continue reading

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