Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/);[3][4] c.1501[5] – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right.[6] Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.

Executed Queens: Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/);[3][4] c.1501[5] – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right.[6] Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Resting place of Anne Boleyn. (After she was beheaded, her body and head were dumped into an arrow box, and place in this unmarked spot. It wasn't until the 19th century when her remains were found again.)

Resting place of Anne Boleyn. (After she was beheaded, her body and head were dumped into an arrow box, and place in this unmarked spot. It wasn't until the 19th century when her remains were found again.)

It is often said that we do not know how Elizabeth I felt about her mother, Anne Boleyn, and it is widely written that she only spoken of her twice in her entire life...Using a surprising amount of contemporary evidence and a little bit of conjecture based on fact, we can, in fact determine how Elizabeth felt about Anne.-BB. Read more in "Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother"…

It is often said that we do not know how Elizabeth I felt about her mother, Anne Boleyn, and it is widely written that she only spoken of her twice in her entire life...Using a surprising amount of contemporary evidence and a little bit of conjecture based on fact, we can, in fact determine how Elizabeth felt about Anne.-BB. Read more in "Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother"…

~ Did Elizabeth Inherit Anne Boleyn's Jewelry? A Guest Post by Lissa Bryan ~  Every queen had a selection of personal jewelry which was not part of the crown jewels. These personal jewels could include gifts from her husband during their marriage, or pieces she owned prior to her wedding. Anne Boleyn's personal jewelry - such as her famous "B" pendant - would not have been considered part of the crown jewels, even after her death and her husband’s acquisition of her property.  The crown…

~ Did Elizabeth Inherit Anne Boleyn's Jewelry? A Guest Post by Lissa Bryan ~ Every queen had a selection of personal jewelry which was not part of the crown jewels. These personal jewels could include gifts from her husband during their marriage, or pieces she owned prior to her wedding. Anne Boleyn's personal jewelry - such as her famous "B" pendant - would not have been considered part of the crown jewels, even after her death and her husband’s acquisition of her property. The crown…

Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors. Her reenactment of Anne's execution speech is the best I've seen.

Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors. Her reenactment of Anne's execution speech is the best I've seen.

Anne Boleyn -married King Henry the Eighth in 1533. The marriage only lasted three years and she was beheaded in 1536 by a single swift stroke administered by an expert swordsman brought over from Calais rather than by the usual blunter method.

Anne Boleyn -married King Henry the Eighth in 1533. The marriage only lasted three years and she was beheaded in 1536 by a single swift stroke administered by an expert swordsman brought over from Calais rather than by the usual blunter method.

Ceiling, Anne Boleyn's Gateway Ceiling, Anne Boleyn's Gateway Note the 'HA' (Henry & Anne) emblem in the top right and bottom left. These escaped being removed after Anne Boleyn's execution for adultery and treason in May 1536. After her death, all traces of her were removed from Henry VIII's sight.

Ceiling, Anne Boleyn's Gateway Ceiling, Anne Boleyn's Gateway Note the 'HA' (Henry & Anne) emblem in the top right and bottom left. These escaped being removed after Anne Boleyn's execution for adultery and treason in May 1536. After her death, all traces of her were removed from Henry VIII's sight.

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