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Off With Her Head!

May 19, 1536

Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, the king of England, is beheaded by sword (a weapon considered better suited for a queen than a common axe). She has been charged and found guilty of adultery, treason, and incest by Thomas Cromwell, chief … Continue reading

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