The Badge of Anne Boleyn Anne Boleyn’s badge of a crowned falcon upon a wood stump sprouting Tudor roses is quite famous, but what exactly does it mean? There is a great deal of symbolism embedded within the badge and it seems that each part was carefully chosen to signify something of importance. Falcon In …

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A Queen is Crowned 1st June 1533 On this day in history Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abby. Long years of waiting, frustration and a plethora of emotions had accumulated into this one magnificent event… Anne Boleyn was finally Queen! June 1st 1533, Wit Sunday, at approximately 7am people began to …

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19th May 1536 For her last day, perhaps her greatest day, Anne chose to wear a dress of gray damask which had a crimson kirtle underneath and a mantle that was trimmed with ermine. She wore an English hood, a necklace and earrings. One might gloss over Anne’s choice of dress for her final moments …

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On the morning of May 2nd 1536 Anne Boleyn decided to go watch a game of Tennis. Anne was enjoying herself watching the game when a messenger arrived with an order from the King. She was to present herself to the Privy Council immediately. Entering the Privy Council chambers there was not the King waiting …

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