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Anne boleyn

Anne, 1507–36, second wife of Henry VIII of England: mother of Queen Elizabeth I.
Contemporary Examples

Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry the VIII, is a specimen of speculation, admiration, and everything in between.
This Week’s Hot Reads The Daily Beast December 28, 2009

And indeed, for women throughout history, sex never has been (see Anne Boleyn and her inability to give Henry VIII a son).
Yale Classmates Say Nathan Harden Gets Yale and Sex All Wrong Kathryn Olivarius, Claire Gordon August 23, 2012

No matter: The Creation of Anne Boleyn is a welcome corrective to the myths and misconceptions.
Why Does Anne Boleyn Obsess Us? Lauren Elkin April 24, 2013

This is the closet Bordo comes to a phenomenological approximation of what it was like to be Anne Boleyn.
Why Does Anne Boleyn Obsess Us? Lauren Elkin April 24, 2013

Mantel’s lecture, organised by London Review of Books, was titled Undressing Anne Boleyn and was on the topic of royal women.
Hilary Mantel: I Have No Regrets About Kate Middleton “Jointed Doll” Comments Tom Sykes March 7, 2013

Historical Examples

“You have been schooled by Anne Boleyn, sweetheart,” said Henry.
Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth

The date of his marriage with Anne Boleyn is even now a (p. 296) matter of conjecture.
Henry VIII. A. F. Pollard

It is idle to speculate on the antecedents of such a woman as Anne Boleyn.
The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon J.A. Froude

Anne Boleyn and her father have sweated, but have got over it.
A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II) Charles Creighton

If you fly with me, you can never appear again as Anne Boleyn.
Windsor Castle William Harrison Ainsworth

See 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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