Anne Boleyn ( /ˈbʊlɪn/, /bəˈlɪn/ or /bʊˈlɪn/);[3][4] c.1501[5] – 19 May 1536) was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right.[6] Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.

Executed Queens: Anne Boleyn

Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I

Anne Boleyn B Necklace – Gold-plated Edition

Famous necklace of Anne Boleyn. She owned three similar necklaces: one with an A, one with a B, and one with an AB. It is rumoured that her jewels were passed down to Elizabeth I, and that pearls from Elizabeth I are in the crown of Elizabeth II.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History. (She looks like Milesandre in Game of Thrones!

Richard Burdett, Anne Boleyn 1854-1860

Queen Anne Boleyn, wife of Henry VIII, and niece of Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk. By Richard Burchett Oil on panel,

Fairysoap: Tudor French Hood.  A lady in Tudor times held the kokoshnik-like French hood in place by a ribbon tied under her chin.  Anne Boleyn imported this style from the French court, where she obtained her sense of style.  As she had beautiful long black hair, this hood revealed her dark locks in a compelling way.

A lady in Tudor times held the kokoshnik-like French hood in place by a ribbon tied under her chin. Anne Boleyn imported this style from the French court, where she obtained her sense of style. As she had beautiful long bl

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder),  all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder)

A sketch of Anne Boleyn. Holbein's portraits of her may have been destroyed by Henry VIII

Sketch of Anne Boleyn, believed to be contemporary and done by Hans Holbein the Younger during her marriage to Henry VIII.

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