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May 19, 1536
Spouse Henry VIII, daughter Elizabeth I
Anne Boleyn was born circa 1501. During her youth, she was living in France. Anne Boleyn returned to England in 1522 and lived at Henry’s court and drew many admirers.
On January 25, 1533, Henry and Boleyn quickly married in a secret ceremony, when Anne discovered that she was pregnant earlier that year. On September 7, 1533, Queen Anne gave birth to a daughter, Elizabeth I. Anne’s arrogant behaviour soon made her unpopular at court.
On May 2, 1536, Henry had her committed to the Tower of London on several false charges, among them adultery, incest and conspiracy. Later, as she was beheaded, her head and body was buried in an unmarked grave.