Hot real estate opportunity for the Anne Boleyn superfans: The 15th century Thornbury Castle has hit the market for a mere £8.5 million. Boleyn spent part of her honeymoon with Henry VIII at the country home. Just maybe don’t use it as a wedding venue, considering how badly that marriage worked out for her.
The Vatican archives are immense and mysterious and contain, along with one can only assume the real truth about aliens, letters from Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn. A BBC show has been granted unprecedented access to film those letters—as long as they didn’t include the one where he praises her “pritty Duckys.” By which…
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There's only one agreed-upon contemporary portrait of Anne Boleyn, because when a king dumps you, he lops off your head and everybody scrubs your face from the historical record. But researchers think they've found a second one knocking around, after all these years.
A troubled wife consults Slate's peerless "Dear Prudence." Prudie takes care of sensible advice, so we went ahead and asked a bunch of dead people!