What Happened in 1536

  • Queen Anne Boleyn miscarries

    Later that month, the King was unhorsed in a tournament and knocked unconscious for two hours, a worrying incident that Anne believed led to her... Read more

  • Queen Anne Boleyn is arrested

    Towards the end of April, a Flemish musician in Anne's service named Mark Smeaton was arrested, perhaps tortured or promised freedom. He initially... Read more

  • Queen Anne Boleyn is Executed

    In May 1536, Anne was arrested and charged with treason. Anne was held in the Tower of London. The Constable of the Tower was William Kingston. He... Read more