Anne Boleyn

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Anne Boleyn the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536)
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Usage

In literature:

The Beauchamp Tower has been the prison of, among others, Queen Anne Boleyn and Lady Jane Grey.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
A Historical Romance of the Reign of Henry VIII., Catharine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn.
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
In those days the general belief was, that Anne Boleyn had exerted her whole influence against it.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
She was the daughter of the king's second wife, Queen Anne Boleyn.
"Queen Elizabeth" by Jacob Abbott
Hence he was not a persona grata to Anne Boleyn.
"Holbein" by Beatrice Fortescue
Mary died in 1558, and her Protestant sister Elizabeth, daughter of Anne Boleyn, was Queen of England.
"A Short History of Spain" by Mary Platt Parmele
From here, the visitor again descends to Anne Boleyn's gateway.
"John and Betty's History Visit" by Margaret Williamson
A Historical Romance of the Reign of Henry VIII., Catharine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Middle-aged men, with whom Shakspeare conversed in his youth, had seen the execution of Anne Boleyn.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 367, May 1846" by Various
All his prestige would be lost if he married the heretical daughter of Henry the Eighth and Anne Boleyn.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
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In news:

5 portrayals of Anne Boleyn in pop culture.
Anne Boleyn , a queen of England, was the second wife of King Henry VIII.
Examining the Wild West, an opera on Anne Boleyn , and more.
Anne Boleyn : Fatal Attractions.
In this passage from Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies, George Boleyn, the brother of Anne Boleyn, has been arrested.
In Mandel's taut sequel to Wolf Hall, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn have been married for more than two years, but unable to produce a male heir.
To marry Anne Boleyn, he had overturned the religious and political order of Europe, breaking with Rome and setting himself up as head of the English church.
Anne Boleyn, a queen of England, was the second wife of King Henry VIII.
Real life husband and wife Karen Peakes and Ian Merrill Peakes play Anne Boleyn and Henry VII I at the Folger.
Anne Boleyn, although unable to survive her marriage to Henry VIII, was rumored to have resisted the onslaught of another sixteenth- century scourge: Sudor Anglicus, or English sweating sickness.
Anne Boleyn by Eric W Ives Basil Blackwell, 451 pp.
Did you know that not only did King Henry the VIII have Anne Boleyn beheaded.
'Bring Up the Bodies': 5 other portrayals of Anne Boleyn.
One of history's most divisive personalities, Anne Boleyn has taken the spotlight again in Hilary Mantel's new novel Bring Up the Bodies.
Real life husband and wife Karen Peakes and Ian Merrill Peakes play Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII at the Folger.
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