Letters reveal Henry VIII’s doting queen harboured secret desiresBreaking News
As a king with a well known weakness for wives, Henry VIII had no shortage of candidates lining up to be his next queen.
But for one of his six spouses, marrying the king proved to be her greatest regret.
A new exhibition about the life of Katherine Parr, Henry’s sixth and final wife, reveals how she felt obliged to marry the king against her “own will” and rekindled her romance with an old flame, possibly while Henry was still alive.
Katherine’s feelings for Sir Thomas Seymour, one of Henry’s closest courtiers, are included in letters on public display for the first time at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire where she is buried....
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