Prophecy against Henry VIII – Part 3

Friar Peto The second prophecy, which came to pass, was one extended by Friar William Peto, head of the Franciscan Observants and who was one of Catherine of Aragon’s and her daughter, Mary’s confessors. During an Easter sermon at the Franciscan chapel in Greenwich on 31 March 1532, instead of preaching about the death and […]

Prophecies against Henry VIII – Part 1

Elizabeth Barton Elizabeth Barton was a Renaissance Nun whose outlandish prophecies against King Henry would eventually lead to her execution. But was she an ecstatic as the Church claimed? Or merely a pretender? In 1525, a 19-year-old Elizabeth Barton was working as a servant girl when she became ill and started falling in and out […]