Definition of Anne boleyn
1. Noun. The second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536).
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1. The English Historical Review by Mandell Creighton, Justin Winsor, Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Reginald Lane Poole, John Goronwy Edwards (1893)
"Mary and anne boleyn 4 CONTROVERSI which has gone on by fits for many years past, -JA- seems to have failed in settling the vexed question of the ..."
2. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland (1885)
"... of poetry and romance have cast such bewildering spells as that of anne boleyn. Hex wit, her beauty, and the striking vicissitudes of her fate, ..."
3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"It was not a French princess whom Henry designed to place in Catharine's room, but one anne boleyn, daughter of Sir Thomas Boleyn, a simple knight, ..."
4. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1827)
"anne boleyn to her father Sir Thomas Boleyn, upon her coming to Court. [Ms. COLL. ... In the signature to this Letter, anne boleyn appears purposely to have ..."
5. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"What a faith, what a martyr 1 CHAPTER X. anne boleyn at Hever—She reads the Obedience of a Christian Man- Is recalled to Court—Miss Gainsford and George ..."