Anne Boleyn was one of the most controversial and captivating women of the Renaissance. For a time, she wielded a surprising level of influence over the volatile King Henry VIII, and her significance as the mother of one of England’s most important monarchs, Elizabeth I, cannot be denied. This article explores how Anne’s education and experiences in the court of France during her formative years both enabled her to ascend to the heights of power while simultaneously setting the stage for her tragic death.
The year 2020 will likely go down as one of the most turbulent in our lifetime, yet though it all we found a way to come together using history. So let’s look at what happened here in 2020, what was popular and what everyone was talking about.