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The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In this riveting account Alison Weir paints a unique portrait of these extraordinary rulers, examining their intricate relationships to each other and…

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Welcome dinner in the Dining Hall at Hever Castle, once the great hall of the Boleyns: Gloriana (2012) and the Six Wives of Henry VIII (2013).

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Henry VIII's Psalter. Few of the treasures in the British Library evoke such a powerful reaction from visitors as the private prayer book of King Henry VIII. This Latin Psalter was one of Henry’s most cherished possessions, a book he pored over and annotated throughout. His marginal notes, which can be clearly read, give us an unrivalled insight into the private thoughts and spiritual concerns of the king.

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My apologies. This board is supposed to go along with the Alison Weir book but I absolutely could not resist pinning this! LOL

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Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the treasonous; and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII,  upon Elizabeth's death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

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Anne Boleyn's portrait turns up on eBay

Alison Weir believes that a 19th-century engraving on an internet shopping site could be a 'lost' 16th-century portrait of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (above)

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Henry VIII ~ King and Court By Alison Weir, My absolute favourite historian.. All of her books are amazing. A brilliant historian author.

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