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Anne Boleyn's final days re-enacted in London

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Image caption Anne Boleyn was appointed as lady-in-waiting to Henry VIII's first wife Catherine of Aragon

The last moments of Anne Boleyn who was the first English queen to be executed have been re-enacted.

The launch of the Last Days of Anne Boleyn saw her journey from Greenwich to the Tower of London, where she was imprisoned, brought back to life.

The play at the Tower follows the final 17 days of her life from her imprisonment and interrogation, through to her trial and execution in 1536.

The wife of Henry VIII had been accused of adultery and witchcraft.

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Image caption Anne Boleyn married Henry VIII in a secret ceremony in January 1533 after she fell pregnant and she was crowned Queen of England in June
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Image caption She was investigated by a secret commission which included her father, her uncle the Duke of Norfolk and Thomas Cromwell
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Image caption On 2 May 1536 Anne was arrested on charges of adultery with five men including her own brother, Lord George Rochford
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Image caption At the trial, presided over by her uncle, the Duke of Norfolk, Anne Boleyn was accused of adultery and witchcraft
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Image caption During her imprisonment at the Tower her family were forbidden to see her
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Image caption She was convicted and imprisoned in the Tower of London where she was granted the "mercy" of beheading by a French swordsman
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Image caption On 19 May 1536, Anne was led from her quarters to Tower Green where she became the first English queen to be executed

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