Anne Boleyn

Queen Anne Boleyn Full Name: Anne Boleyn
Nationality:

English

Profession: Queen
Why Famous: Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 and the second wife of King Henry VIII.

Boleyn was a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that became the start of the English Reformation.

Died: May 19, 1536
Cause of Death: Execution by beheading

Married Life

Historical Events in the Life of Anne Boleyn

  • 1533-06-01 Anne Boleyn crowned queen of England
  • 1536-04-21 Thomas Cromwell begins to plot Anne Boleyn's downfall while feigning illness
  • 1536-05-02 Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to the Tower of London
  • 1536-05-15 Anne Boleyn & brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest
  • 1536-05-17 Anne Boleyn's 4 "lovers" executed
  • 1536-05-19 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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