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 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!

Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

Tudor monarchs' treasured possessions to go on display at Portrait Gallery

Word of the Week MONARCH Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

Elizabeth I and her mother, Anne Boleyn (on the right).

Being Bess: Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother Anne Boleyn

"ER RING" The ring was removed from Elizabeth I’s finger after her death on March 24th 1603. It is mother-of-pearl, the band set with rubies. The ‘E’ has diamonds set over a blue enamel ‘R’. A pearl is also clearly visible. This ring's stunning façade hides a secret – the head is hinged and within it lie two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth c. 1575 and one of an unnamed woman wearing a costume of Henry VIII’s reign. It is thought that she is Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth's mother.

"ER RING" The ring was removed from Elizabeth I’s finger after her death on…

Anne Boleyn's grave. -  Apparently for over 150 years, descendants of the Boleyns have been secretly sending a bunch of red roses to be laid on her tomb in the chapel of the Tower of London. The roses arrive at the Tower each year on 19th May, the anniversary of her death.

Grave marker of Queen Anne Boleyn Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula The Tower of London Roses are regularly left on her grave and the memorial.

Anne Boleyn Death Mask | Right closup color image of Queen Anne Boleyn

About Queen Anne Boleyn aka. Marquess of Pembroke from Historical Figures of England. Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart. Catelog name AnneBoleyn.

This is the first love token King Henry VIII gave to Anne Boleyn, which she kept until her death. It is a tiny gold dog whistle with a salt spoon, earpick and toothpick (he was known for his hygeine!). When Anne gave it to her jailer shortly before her execution she pointed out that the design is of a serpent adding "and thus he (Henry) proved ever unto me". It's now kept at Chequers, the Prime Minister's country residence.

Henry VIII's first love token to Anne Boleyn. This is the first love token King Henry VIII gave to Anne Boleyn, which she kept until her death.

Anne Boleyn -married King Henry the Eighth in 1533. The marriage only lasted three years and she was beheaded in 1536 by a single swift stroke administered by an expert swordsman brought over from Calais rather than by the usual blunter method.

Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII's second wife by Frans Pourbus the Younger (Flemish,

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, circa 1575:  gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds, and mother-of-pearl.

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, (gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds & mother-of-pearl) Elizabeth wore it to remind her of her mother, Anne Boleyn.

"Anne Boleyn's Last Secret"-Author Leanda de Lisle's take on the French executioner's sword: http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/8993261/anne-boleyns-last-secret/

With his wife, Anne Boleyn, in the Tower, Henry VIII considered every detail of her coming death, poring over plans for the scaffold.

Resting place of Anne Boleyn. (After she was beheaded, her body and head were dumped into an arrow box, and place in this unmarked spot. It wasn't until the 19th century when her remains were found again.)

England: Resting place of Anne Boleyn. (After she was beheaded, her body and head were dumped into an arrow box, and place in this unmarked spot.

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