Queen In Waiting

Sat here once again on my own at Windsor, it is maddening to me that Mary has already been mistress to two Kings, wife, mother and widow and I who have kept my virtue intact have nothing. In fact I have less than nothing. No security, no husband, no children to comfort me. The whole…

Queen Anne Boleyn’s Crown

On Sunday 1st of June 1533 Anne Boleyn made her way across a blue carpeted raised platform from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey for her coronation. After being anointed with oil she sat in St Edwards Chair and after 7 years of waiting the Crown of St Edward was placed upon her head and she was…

Henry & Anne visit the Tower

    I promise you my dearest love that as soon as the Christmas, New Year and Twelfth Night celebrations at Greenwich Palace are over, you and I will appear before a priest and have our marriage blessed. It is my solemn oath to you now that by Easter you will be publically acknowledged as the…