Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII. Their marriage, and her execution for treason and other charges by beheading, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that marked the start of the English Reformation. Anne was the daughter of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Howard, and was educated in the Netherlands and France, largely as a maid of honour to Queen Claude of France. Anne returned to England in early 1522, to marry her Irish cousin James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond; the marriage plans were broken off, and instead she secured a post at court as maid of honour to Henry VIII's wife, Catherine of Aragon. Early in 1523 Anne was secretly betrothed to Henry Percy, son of Henry Percy, 5th Earl of Northumberland, but the betrothal was broken off when the Earl refused to support their engagement.

Fall Fun Guide | Bay Weekly

Summer 2019 was then. We hope you enjoyed many days packed with fun in the sun and on the water. Autumn 2019 is now — or so we hope, tempted forward by a taste of days wrung dry of summer’s humidity

discovered 4 months ago on Bay Weekly
Window seat or aisle seat? CNN staffers debate airplane travel

CNN Travel staffers have strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Born and bred Londoner Tamara Hardingham-Gill enjoys watching movies on flights and has been known to cram in four or five ...

discovered 4 months ago on
‘The Crown’: What To Watch After Binge-Watching Season Three

The much-anticipated third season of The Crown is available as of today to view on Netflix. Worry...

discovered 4 months ago on Forbes
Natalie Dormer enjoys lunch date with David Oakes in LA

She added a khaki green shirt that was unbuttoned and slip-on gray flats. The actress, who found...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
How Party Girl Princess Margaret Helped Transform the Royal Family

"She said," the actress recalled on The Graham Norton Show, "'Oh, Margaret is here. It sure did,...

discovered 4 months ago on E! Online
Viacom’s C5 Plots ‘How Green Is My Valley’ Remake & Contemporary Take On ‘Oliver Twist’ As It...

The broadcaster held a lavish event at London’s Renaissance Hotel in Kings Cross last night to...

discovered 4 months ago on Deadline via Yahoo News
Viterbo graduate prepares to make Broadway debut

It’s fair to say that Samantha Pauly’s theater career is flying high. The 29-year-old Viterbo University alum won raves for her recent portrayal of the...

discovered 4 months ago on La Crosse Tribune
Natural History Docs ‘The Atlantic’ & ‘Elephant Hospital’ & Extinction Rebellion Film Lead Channel 5...

The terrestrial broadcaster has ordered a slew of documentaries and history series to air in 2020....

discovered 4 months ago on Deadline Hollywood
What to Watch After You've Finished Every Season of "The Crown"

*curtsies and bows head*

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
The 10 Best Miniseries of the 2010s

Along with the sheer volume of ideas, voices and viewing options that we now enjoy, one of the most exciting TV trends of the past decade has been a...

discovered 4 months ago on Time Magazine
Playing royal is hard. That's why it takes acting royalty to do it

The problem with being Queen, at least according to “The Crown,” is that you are forced to be not one person but two: the actual human assigned the headgear and the figure the headgear demands ...

discovered 4 months ago on Los Angeles Times
The Maryland ­Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is Chesapeake Country’s unofficial sign that summer is ending. In the festival’s 43rd season, you step back in time and enter the Village of Revel Grove, with more than ...

discovered 4 months ago on Bay Weekly
A Fair of Many Faces

The performers — who must be professional actors no younger than 18 — rehearse six days a week for two months in advance of the season. Joining them in reviving history are battle-trained jousting ...

discovered 4 months ago on Bay Weekly
Helena Bonham Carter steals the screen in The Crown

She may not play the monarch; but Helena Bonham Carter steals the screen as Princess Margaret.

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
A Ranking of All the Characters in TV’s "History, but Hot" Genre

You may have noticed a particular kind of TV show popping up on your screen, be it on cable or one...

discovered 4 months ago on The Ringer
Stars who've played royals

See which celebs have played monarchs, princesses and more in films and on television.

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Six Finds Its Australian Royals as Musical Continues World Domination | Playbill

The Broadway-bound show heads to Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide in 2020.

discovered 4 months ago on Playbill
Review: Dragon’s ‘Anne of the Thousand Days’ is a lot to digest

King Henry VIII of England, who had six wives and way more than that many mistresses, apparently...

discovered 4 months ago on San Jose Mercury News
Tudor tale, 'Anne of the Thousand Days,' is an intimate approach to history

In case you aren't a history nerd like me and need a refresher, Henry's desire to rid himself of his...

discovered 4 months ago on Palo Alto Weekly