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Boleyn

Anne. 1507--36, second wife of Henry VIII of England; mother of Elizabeth I. She was executed on a charge of adultery
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Not that anyone will look back at "The Other Boleyn Girl" as some kind of classic.
If Anne Boleyn was the most controversial queen in English history, she was also the most brilliant and the most accomplished, thanks to her superior education and training at the courts of Margaret of Austria and Queen Claude of France: culturally, Anne Boleyn embodied the best of the French Renaissance in England.
After Mary's death, the crown passed to the only child of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I, who reestablished the Church of England.
David says: "Having played together in Ann Boleyn, working with Howard (writer), John Dove (director) and the ETT, I suppose from their point of view it was quite natural for them to ask us to do this play, too.
Serena Farnocchia sings the role of Anne Boleyn while Alexandra Deshorties is Elizabeth and Judith Howarth is Mary Stuart.
More than 20 actors are appearing in Anne Boleyn at the 120-seat Earlsdon Theatre wearing beautiful Tudor costumes - including two worn in the Hollywood film The Other Boleyn Girl.
It is through the Boleyn family connection that she learnt about her kinship to Prince William's late mother.
However, the real reason for her execution was to remove Boleyn, who was an obstacle to Henry remarrying and having an heir, reports Archaeology Daily News.
Boleyn, who was being paid pounds 20 a week to look after Ryan at her squalid bedsit, had severe emotional and learning problems.
Boleyn has been told she must serve at least 13 years in prison with Taylor set a 15 year minimum sentence.
He was thrown against walls, locked in a cupboard, punched and slapped by Boleyn and
15am) David Starkey uses the Vatican archives to trace the Tudor king's relationship with Anne Boleyn, and the impact it had on religion and the English monarchy.