From Queen on Earth to a Queen in Heaven

On 19th May 1536 Anne Boleyn became the only Queen of England in history to be executed. She met her death by way of a sword wielded by an expert French swordsman. However what exactly was Anne’s regal status when she climbed the scaffold that day? The answer is that she was Queen of England….

Bleak News Reaches Hever Castle

The countryside in Kent during the month of May is truly one of God’s greatest miracles and for a few brief seconds between sleep and wakefulness I have forgotten that these days have been the worst of my life. Even though the sun has risen and the birds are in full song, I cannot muster…

The Myth of Anne’s Arrival at The Tower

On 2 of May 1536 Anne Boleyn, Queen of England was transported by barge down the Thames from Greenwich Palace to the Tower of London. She had been arrested and charged with having had a sexual relationship with Sir Henry Norris, Mark Smeaton and another unspecified man. In several accounts she is described as having…