Anne Boleyn’s detached head reportedly tried to talk after her beheading. Called scientific depolarisation, the human brain continues emitting brain waves after the heart stops for several minutes.

Anne Boleyn’s detached head reportedly tried to talk after her beheading. Called scientific depolarisation, the human brain continues emitting brain waves after the heart stops for several minutes.

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A painting of Anne Boleyn
Anne Boleyn

In 1536, England’s King Henry VIII accused Anne Boleyn, his second wife of incest, adultery and conspiracy against the king.

Found guilty at her trial, a French swordsman executed her at the Tower Green in London

An image of tower Green where the beheading took place
Tower Green, London

Several historians believe that he falsely accused her so he could marry his third wife, Jane Seymour, in the hope of getting a male child as heir.

Check out the tower where her’s and several others’ beheading took place!

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