Anne Boleyn

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Anne Boleyn: Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Anne Boleyn

the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I


References in periodicals archive ?
The consequence of annulment of Henry's marriages to Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn was that the future Mary I and Elizabeth I respectively were declared to be illegitimate.
Yet it is hard to accept that it is the signature of the young Anne Boleyn when compared with other examples of her signature (see Urkevich, "Anne Boleyn," pp.
Writing with the narrative smoothness of a novelist, Lauren Mackay's history reveals the untold story of Tudor England, bringing into the light two pivotal characters whose part in the rise and swift fall of Anne Boleyn which had until now remained cloaked in shadow.
Having exerted such influence, Anne Boleyn is often suggested by modern authors to have been, or been perceived by contemporaries to have been, a witch.
"I had a psychic here last year and he made him appear so I know what he looks like but I have not seen him since." The castle near the Shannon is famous as the ancestral home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of England's King Henry VIII, who was beheaded in 1536.
Into this wealthy, closed society comes newcomer Anne Boleyn, with whom Henry immediately becomes obsessed, but she faces cold shoulders from his friends and family.
While the King attempts to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon (Joanne Whalley) so he can pursue Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy), Cromwell plots to expel Anne from the court so Henry can marry Jane Seymour (Kate Phillips) and at the same time be recognised as head of the Church of England.
WOLF HALL (9pm BBC 2) HER own sister may have ridiculed Anne Boleyn for being -at-chested, but each week that bosom has heaved to its full dramatic eect.
Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy, left) gives birth to a daughter, but the king is disappointed he still doesn't have a male heir.
The Boleyn family also looks to the lawyer to deal with Harry Percy, whose wife claims her own marriage is unlawful on the grounds that her husband had previously made a binding contract of marriage with Anne Boleyn. This is a task Cromwell approaches with relish, remembering how Percy helped bri| down Wolsey.
Alison said: "Anne Boleyn's costume and the French hoods are dire.
Henry VIII's unfortunate queen Anne Boleyn stars in myriad works of historical fiction, from the literary fiction of Hilary Mantel to the perhaps less historical potboilers of Philippa Gregory.
1533: Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn, wife number two.
I didn't think I wanted to plough through a novel on Henry VIII and his many wives, the most famous being Anne Boleyn.