May On this day in history the Legatine Court at Blackfriars opened, presided over by Cardinal Campeggio. The purpose of the court was to hear the matter of Henry VIII’s desire for an annulment of his marriage to Katherine of Aragon.
Coronation emblem of Queen Anne Boleyn. Probably a reconstruction by Roland Hui. I am grateful to Lucy Churchill for this information and for her suggestion of the Anne Boleyn Files for more information.