Did Anne Boleyn crave the crown?

Did Anne Boleyn really refuse to sleep with Henry VIII until he made her his queen? It is widely held that Anne, with whom Henry fell in love in the mid-1520s, was prepared to accept his advances only if he married her, following the annulment of his marriage to his first wife Catherine of Aragon. George Bernard tests the argument that Anne demanded a crown upon her head…

A portrait of Anne Boleyn. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

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