Anne Boleyn
Died: 19 May, 1536
Coronation Date: 01 Jun, 1533

Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII and daughter of Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Ormond and Wiltshire, was crowned queen in Westminster Abbey by Thomas Cranmer on Whit Sunday 1 June 1533. The celebrations took four days. She travelled from Greenwich to the Tower of London by river. On 31 May she rode through the City of London to Westminster. None of Henry's later wives had a coronation. After her execution on 19 May 1536 she was buried in the chapel of St Peter within the Tower of London.

Further reading:

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 2004

The drama of Alice Hunt, 2008

The family home at Hever Castle can be visited.

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