The Wives of Henry VIII

By Antonia Fraser

The six-week ny occasions bestselling background of the mythical six better halves of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to lifestyles the six ladies who married England's ruler. . . ."--New York occasions publication overview. sixteen colour plates. 32 pages of illustrations.

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Others, like Dean Aldrich, the Registrar of the Order of the Garter, could speak of Queen Jane’s triumph: ‘Mater in caelo gaudeat’ – permit the mummy in heaven have a good time – as she appears down at the son she has left less than. The homily of Sir Richard Morysine at the topic was once much more outspoken: he talked of ‘comfortable comfort, in which the folk may even see how a ways higher motives they need to be completely satisfied after the cheerful start of Prince Edward than sorry for the loss of life of Queen Jane’. yet King Henry was once left with an everlasting sentimental recollection of a light and pliant younger girl who were the best spouse.

219–20; Cavendish, p. seventy nine. 6 Hume, better halves, p. 162; Roper, p. seventy one. 7 Cavendish, pp. 80–82 and notice 15; App. pp. 268–71; L & P, IV, pt. three, pp. 2525–6. eight L & P, IV, pt. three, p. 2526. nine Cavendish, pp. 87–8; p. 229, word 87. 10 Kelly, Trials, p. ninety. eleven Cit. Kelly, Trials, p. 123; L & P, IV, pt. three, pp. 2576–82; CSP Spanish, IV, pt. 2, p. 211. 12 CSP Spanish, IV, pt. 1, p. 232; Cavendish, p. xxvi; L & P, IV, pt. three, p. 2679. thirteen Ives, Boleyn, p. 137, ascribes it to Anne’s hostility; and Ridley, Henry VIII, p. 164, issues out that each one modern writers blame Anne; yet see Gwyn, p.

The precise date of the marriage of Thomas Lord Seymour and the Queen Dowager can't be recognized for convinced: on stability of possibilities it happened on the finish of may possibly. (The information may succeed in the ears of the imperial ambassador a fortnight later. ) In an age prior to registration existed, such dates didn't must be printed if conditions dictated prudence. As Anne Boleyn’s advancing being pregnant had resulted in secrecy over her marriage to Henry VIII, so the fragile topic of Catherine Parr’s all-too-recent bereavement urged an analogous discretion.

31 corridor, II, p. 380. 32 L & P, XV, p. 254; p. 321; Smith, Tragedy, p. 124, indicates intercourse came about ‘three months ahead of’ the wedding, which inserts; L & P, XV, p. 446. 33 L & P, XV, p. 363. 34 See Scarisbrick, p. 423; and Starkey, Reign of Henry VIII, p. 123. 35 Goldsmid, p. 5ff. 36 Cit. Hume, other halves, p. 361. 37 SP, VIII, p. 372. 38 unique Letters from Zürich, II, p. 205. 39 Goldsmid, p. 12. forty L & P, XV, p. 446; Williams, Henry VIII, p. 178ff; p. 196; Ellis, 2d sequence, II, p. 158. forty-one SP, VIII, p. 395. forty two Goldsmid, pp. 16–22; Kelly, Trials, p.

Nine Jane Seymour painted via Holbein concerning the time of her marriage ceremony, 1536 (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) eleven. 10 John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (The Royal Library, Windsor, � HM The Queen) eleven. eleven Cardinal Thomas Wolsey (National Portrait Gallery) eleven. 12 Thomas Cranmer by way of Gerlach Flicke, 1546 (National Portrait Gallery) eleven. thirteen Thomas Cromwell through Holbein (Frick assortment, big apple) eleven. 14 Holbein’s layout for a gold cup for Jane Seymour (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) eleven. 15 Designs for jewelry by way of Holbein (British Library) among this web page 14.

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