Moved by pity

Recently, most excellent Tudor Historian and joint chief curator for Historic Royal Palaces, Tracy Borman, was pottering in the National Archives, reviewing the Anne Boleyn trial documents before her new Channel 5 documentary on the subject (life goals or what) when an archivist brought her attention to something he’d uncovered in a warrant book. Tudor […]


I have come here to die

Today in History: 19th May 1536 – the execution of Anne Boleyn Escorted by Sir William Kingston, Constable of the Tower of London, and “four young ladies”, Anne Boleyn made the short walk from the Queen’s Lodgings at the Tower of London, skirting past the Great Hall, through Cole Harbour Gate to reach the western […]