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From the Archives – Queen Anne Boleyn

As today is the anniversary of Queen Anne Boleyn's execution on 19th May 1536, I thought I'd share with you this talk I did a few years ago on Anne Boleyn's fall.

In it, I examine the roles of Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII in those bloody events. Did Thomas Cromwell plot all by himself or was he simply his master's servant? Was Henry VIII ultimately responsible? Why did Anne Boleyn have to die?

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