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Did Anne Boleyn and George Boleyn have an unnatural relationship?

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Published on Feb 18, 2019

In May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn and George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, were accused of committing incest. They were found guilty of it, along with conspiring to kill the king, and executed by beheading. It is something that has been popularised in some works of fiction and movies, but is it true?

Was Anne Boleyn desperate enough to provide King Henry VIII with a son that she turned to her own brother for help?

Did Anne Boleyn really commit incest with her brother, George Boleyn?

On what evidence was the charge based?

In this instalment of her Questions about Anne Boleyn series, Claire Ridgway, author of "The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown" and co-author of "George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat", explores just what happened at their trials in 1536 and whether the charge has any basis in fact.

Did Anne Boleyn miscarry a deformed foetus? - https://youtu.be/bNb473eMt8U

Jane Boleyn - Did she help bring down Anne Boleyn - https://youtu.be/aL2QqvKNTLA

13 February - The Executions of Catherine Howard and Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford - https://youtu.be/4nGL47QKe4k

The George Boleyn Interviews Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suoa6...

Questions about Anne Boleyn Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CedlP...

You can find Claire at:
https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com
https://www.tudorsociety.com
https://www.facebook.com/theanneboley...
https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/
https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles
https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety
https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/
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