środa, 13 lipca 2011

Anne's Timeline

1502: Anne Boleyn was born at Blickling Hall, Norfolk, England

1515: Anne Boleyn and her sister Mary were sent to France to finish their education as lady-
in-waiting to Queen Claude of France, who was married to King Louis XII of France

1520: The Field of Cloth of Gold where King Francois I of France met King Henry VIII. This was probably where Anne Boleyn first saw King Henry VIII

1522: Anne Boleyn returned to England after 7 years in France where she was also taught music, dance and poetry

1522: She then took up a position at the English royal court as lady-in-waiting to Katharine of Aragon. Her first documented appearance at Court was March 1, 1522 at a masque

1522: Anne Boleyn met and fell in love with a wealthy young noble called Henry Percy. Henry Percy was a member of the Cardinal Wolsey retinue

1522: The were betrothed but the cuople were split up by Cardinal Wolsey. Henry Percy was forced into a loveless marriage and Anne never forgave Cardinal Wolsey

1525: King Henry VIII has a brief affair with Mary Boleyn

1526 March 4: Mary Boleyn gave birth to a son, called Henry - he was widely assumed to be the son of King Henry VIII although not acknowledged as such

1526: King Henry VIII became totally obsessed with Anne Boleyn with whom he fell madly in love

1527: "The King's Secret Matter" was no longer a secret. It became publicly known that Henry was seeking a divorce from Katherine of Aragon

1529: Henry VIII dismissed Lord Chancellor Thomas Wolsey for failing to obtain the Pope's consent to his divorce from Katherine of Aragon

1532 September 1 : Anne Boleyn created Marchioness of Pembroke

1532: Anne Boleyn accompanied King Henry VIII on a State visit to Calais in France

1532: Anne Boleyn became pregnant

1533: Thomas Cranmer, the Archbishop of Canterbury grants the annulment of the marriage between Katharine of Aragon and Henry VIII

1533: January 25th - King Henry marries Anne Boleyn and is excommunicated by Pope Clement VII

1533 May 29: The coronation of Anne Boleyn

1533 September 7: Elizabeth, the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn is born

1534: Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII declared Supreme Head of the Church of England

1534 March 23: Parliament passes Act of Succession. Only the children of King Henry VIII marriage to Anne Boleyn are his lawful heirs

1534 July: Birth of Stillborn child to Anne Boleyn

1535: Queen Anne Boleyn became pregnant again

1535: Anne Boleyn miscarried and King Henry VIII turned his attention to Jane Seymour

1536 January 7 - Katharine of Aragon died at Kimbolton Castle. Instead of making the marriage of Anne Boleyn completely secure it had the opposite effect. Henry could hardly have divorced his second wife whilst his first wife still lived

1536 January 29: Anne Boleyn gives birth to a stillborn son

1536 May 2nd: Anne Boleyn arrested and taken to the Tower

1536 May 15th 1536 Anne Boleyn tried for treason, adultery and incest in the Great Hall of the Tower of London

1536 May 19th: Anne Boleyn executed on Tower Green behind the walls of the Tower of London. Anne's body and head were buried in an unmarked grave in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula

1536 May 20th: Within 24 hours of Anne Boleyn's execution, Jane Seymour and Henry VIII were formally betrothed and they married ten days later

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