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....
comments powered by Disqus
- Trump Angled for Soviet Posting In the 1980s
- Places That Are Actually Worth Visiting
- JFK’s last birthday: Gifts, champagne and wandering hands on the presidential yacht
- Bozeman schools prefer kids in class on MLK Day
- Universities across the country are facing up to their past association with slavery
- Historian David Kaiser says the most exciting day of his life was JFK’s election
- Michael Bliss, Historian Who Dispelled Myths of Insulin’s Discovery, Dies at 76
- Jill Lepore: Americans Aren't Just Divided Politically, They're Divided Over History Too
- AHA joins protest of Trump’s plan for drastic cuts to the NEH
- Diane Ravitch says the Democrats paved the way for the education secretary's efforts to privatize our public schools