boleyn boleyn  /boʊ ˈlɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536)

News

  1. US-REVIEW Summary

    English history with a twist in 'The Boleyn King' TOKYO (Reuters) - What would have happened if Anne Boleyn, the wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I, had given her husband the son he so desperately wanted instead of miscarrying and eventually losing her head as a traitor? This is the premise behind "The Boleyn King" by Laura Anderson, the first book of a trilogy set to take a look at ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. English history with a twist in 'The Boleyn King'

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - What would have happened if Anne Boleyn, the wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I, had given her husband the son he so desperately wanted instead of miscarrying and eventually losing her head as a traitor? This is the premise behind "The Boleyn King" by Laura Anderson, the first book of a trilogy set to take a look at the reign of Henry IX, known as ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. BERLIN-Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson transformed themselves into Henry VIII's second wife, Anne Boleyn, and her sister in "The Other Boleyn Girl"-helped by costumes that, Johansson said, were "characters in themselves."
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Scarlett Johansson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "I think before I wrote the novel, hardly anyone knew about Mary Boleyn," says The Other Boleyn Girl author Philippa Gregory. "She was a character hidden from history, maybe because historians weren't interested in her, because she made no...
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Philippa Gregory Source: Hollywood Today Newsmagazine

  3. "I was his new queen," says Ms. Simon, the only one of the three who cooperated with Ms. Weller, about how James Taylor passed from Ms. Mitchell's life into her own, and Ms. Mitchell "was Anne Boleyn on her way to the Tower."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Carly Simon Source: New York Times

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