The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History.pdf

The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History

Martin Andrew Sharp Hume

Excerpt: ...sought to turn the King’s passion for her to their own ends. The Seymours were a family of good descent, allied with some of the great historic houses, and Jane’s two brothers, Edward and Thomas, were already handsome and notable figures at Henry’s Court: the elder, Sir Edward Seymour, especially, having accompanied the showy visits of the Duke of Suffolk, Cardinal Wolsey, and the King himself to France. So far as can be ascertained, however, the brothers, prompt as they were to profit by their sister’s elevation, were no parties to the political intrigue of which Jane was probably the unconscious tool. She was carefully indoctrinated by Anne’s enemies, especially Sir Nicholas Carew, how she was to behave. She must, above all, profess great devotion and friendship to the Princess Mary, to assume a mien of rigid virtue and high principles which would be likely to pique a sensual man like Henry without gratifying his passion except by marriage. Many of the enemies of the French connection, which included the great majority of the nation, looked with hope towards the King’s new infatuation as a means of luring back England to the comity of Catholic nations and friendship with the Emperor

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Travel with historian Lucy Worsley back to the Tudor court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII's six wives, each of whom found a method of exerting influence. The show combines drama with historical comment. ... (opens in new window) Google Play (opens in new window) VUDU ( opens ... Henry and his siblings. Arthur. born: 1486; died: 1502. Margaret Tudor. born: 1489; died: 1541. Henry VIII. born: 1491; died: 1547; Reign: 1509-1547. Mary.