Category Archives: Anne Boleyn

Six Wives with Lucy Worsley – Episode 2 Review

After last week’s Katherine of Aragon centred episode of Lucy Worsley’s new Six Wives series, I was both excited and nervous about watching the second episode. As I mentioned in the first review, my concerns were for how Lucy would … Continue reading

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7th September 1533 – Anne Boleyn Gives Birth to Princess Elizabeth (Future Elizabeth I)

On the 7th September 1533, Anne Boleyn gave birth to Princess Elizabeth. She was not the expected boy, however, she would grow up to be Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth was born at three o’clock in the afternoon. She was named … Continue reading

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1st September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Is Made Marquess of Pembroke

On the 1st September 1552, Anne Boleyn was made Marquess of Pembroke. This was in preparation for her visit to Calais. Last time she saw Francis I, she was a lady-in-waiting to his wife. If she was to meet him … Continue reading

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26th August 1533 – Anne Boleyn Goes Into Confinement

On the 26th August 1533, Anne Boleyn took to her chamber (also known as going into confinement). She had known she was pregnant since February and ‘took to her chamber’ fewer than two weeks before Elizabeth was born. Most women … Continue reading

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