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1 June – Anne Boleyn’s coronation

In today's #TudorHistoryShorts, I share a few facts about Queen Anne Boleyn's coronation, which took place on this day in Tudor history, 1st June 1533, at Westminster Abbey.

Here's a more detailed video on Anne Boleyn's coronation:

On this day in Tudor history, 1st June 1593, the inquest into the death of playwright, poet and translator Christopher Marlowe took place.

Twenty-nine-year-old Marlowe, writer of such famous works as “Tamburlaine”, “Dr Faustus” and “The Jew of Malta”, had been fatally stabbed at a house in Deptford Strand, London, by a man named Ingram Frizer on 30th May 1593, but what happened?

In this video, I share William Danby's coroner's report on what happened that fateful day:

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1 June – Anne Boleyn’s coronation