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Drawing of an old carved chair purported to have belonged to Anne Boleyn, and purchased for Hever Castle in Victorian times. The chair is thought to be of Italian origin. Chairs such as this were rare and very high status in Tudor times.
Anne Boleyn;King Henry VIII 2nd& still most notorious wife.Born sometime between 1500 & 1509,she deposed his 1st popular wife,Catherine of Aargon & was despised by his subjects.She had definite Reformer leanings & was a patroness of Education & the Arts.Her failure to produce a male heir was her fatal failing.She was executed for adultery & incest 5-19-1536 & buried in an arrow box in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula @ the Tower. She is said to haunt both the tower & her childhood home.