Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed Everything


A new series of talks from the popular speaker, Carol Ann Lloyd


The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Personality and Politics

Join us, online, as we welcome back Carol Ann LLoyd with her new series of talks.

Talk 2: Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed Everything

She’s the most studied, argued about, and parodied of Henry VIII’s wives. She’s depicted as a homewrecker and a witch with six fingers on one hand, and on the other as the instigator of the English Reformation. Rarely is she thought of as a real woman, Anne Boleyn was at the center of the biggest court scandal of Henry VIII’s reign. After courting her for seven years and being married to her for another three, after a series of desperate love letters and promises of lasting devotion, Henry turned against Anne, and she became the first Queen of England to be executed at the Tower of London.

Date: Wednesday 15th February 2023

Time: 7pm

Venue: Online

Tickets: £8 member / £10 non-member. A combination ticket for all talks in the series is available and saves you money.

About the speaker: Carol Ann Lloyd is a popular speaker, author, and podcaster who brings the stories of history and Shakespeare to life. She presents programs for Smithsonian Associates, Royal Oak Foundation, English Speaking Union, Folger Shakespeare Library, OLLI at George Mason University, and more—online and on stage. Her podcast, British History: Royals, Rebels, and Romantics, explores the lives of famous and infamous characters in history. She is currently working on a book, Tudors by the Numbers, which is scheduled for a fall 2023 release.

Carol Ann also speaks about how Shakespeare can help us develop effective conversation and interpersonal skills. She is the author of Building Relationships, One Conversation at a Time, and an Audible book, How to Build Meaning Relationships through Conversation. Carol Ann is now offering “Shake Up Your Conversations” programs to strengthen communication and engagement skills. She is a member and on the board of the Washington, DC chapter of the National Speakers Association.

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