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What Happened on May 19, 1536

Historical Events


ExecutionExecution of Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn, second wife of English King Henry VIII, is beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason

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Anne Boleyn is beheaded after a four day show trial
Anne Boleyn is beheaded after a four day show trial
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Famous Deaths


BattleAnne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (1533-36), second wife of Henry VIII, beheaded at the Tower of London on charges of adultery, incest and treason aged between 28 to 35


1536 Highlights

About May 19, 1536

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 484 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus