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She is popularly remembered most because she was [[beheaded]] on charges of [[adultery]], [[incest]] and [[treason]] on [[19 May]] [[1536]]. Despite this, belief in her innocence was widespread and she was later celebrated as a [[martyr]] in English [[Protestant]] culture, particularly through the works of [[John Foxe]]. She is popularly remembered most because she was [[beheaded]] on charges of [[adultery]], [[incest]] and [[treason]] on [[19 May]] [[1536]]. Despite this, belief in her innocence was widespread and she was later celebrated as a [[martyr]] in English [[Protestant]] culture, particularly through the works of [[John Foxe]].
-In October 2020, it was announced that [[Turner-Smith]] would be portraying Queen [[Anne Boleyn]] in ''[[Anne Boleyn (TV series)|Anne Boleyn]]'', a three-part drama series on [[Channel 5 (UK)|Channel 5]], which details the final months of Boleyn's life.+In October 2020, it was announced that [[Jodie Turner-Smith]] would be portraying Queen [[Anne Boleyn]] in ''[[Anne Boleyn (TV series)|Anne Boleyn]]'', a three-part drama series on [[Channel 5 (UK)|Channel 5]], which details the final months of Boleyn's life.
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'Anne Boleyn (ca. 1501/1507–19 May 1536) was the second wife of King Henry VIII and the mother of Queen Elizabeth I.

King Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, were part of the complex beginning of the considerable political and religious upheaval which was the English Reformation, with Anne herself actively promoting the cause of Church reform. She wielded immense political influence and has been called "the most influential and important queen consort England has ever had".

She is popularly remembered most because she was beheaded on charges of adultery, incest and treason on 19 May 1536. Despite this, belief in her innocence was widespread and she was later celebrated as a martyr in English Protestant culture, particularly through the works of John Foxe.

In October 2020, it was announced that Jodie Turner-Smith would be portraying Queen Anne Boleyn in Anne Boleyn, a three-part drama series on Channel 5, which details the final months of Boleyn's life.




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