OBX Queen’s mother executed on this date in 1536

Anne's final hoursAnne Boleyn, mother of Queen Elizabeth I, who sent Walter Ralegh to annoy the locals on the Outer Banks in 1584, was executed on May 19, 1536 on some apparently trumped-up charges.

So Anne Boleyn was the “mother of Outer Banks tourism,” but surely she didn’t deserve that?

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