The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn
This definitive biography of Anne Boleyn establishes her as a figure of considerable importance and influence in her own right.
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I have long loved the story of Anne Boleyn, like most people I feel her character was maligned, in deliberation, in order to make her notorious. Yet, being loved by Henry, was not her choice. She was born beautiful, and if we look at today's top beauties, it easy to see by our standards, Anne was indeed beautiful, tall, tanned, with long black hair and beautiful flashing black eyes.However in her time it was not the considered standard for beauty. Yet many man feel instantly in love with her, Including the King, and what the Kings wants he gets, and Anne was his choice of Wife. In today's society. Anne not wanting to be someones tart is commendable, yet she was maligned and destroyed for it. Her sister who give in and became the kings mistress, was more or less canonized, So was Jane Seymour, who adopted, Anne's say 'no until marriage". Anne said no because she DID NOT WANT THE KING. Jane said no, for a short period and may be for posterity, (Her being Good) because she wanted the King. though, in fairness she didn't have a choice, what Henry wants Henry gets.However becoming Queen meant she had destroy her opponents to their death.Anne and five innocent young men, murdered for her gain as queen. All for naught as she died giving birth, and her boy child became King Edward v1 for a short time. He chose to follow the Anne reforms belief. Anne won out in the end,and became powerful in Death, as her daughter Elizabeth 1 became one the greatest Queens in the world. I would say Anne was the most successful wife of Henry V111.