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 […]

Jane Boleyn – Condemner of Queens – Part 2

But where was Jane Boleyn during all this? Stuck in a loveless, childless marriage to the intelligent, good looking George, who was a palace courtier during the early reign of King Henry VIII and a firm favourite of the King due to his quick wit and intelligence. George Boleyn was regularly mentioned in the palace […]

Jane Boleyn – Condemner of Queens – Part 1

Jane Parker, who was a distant cousin of King Henry VIII, came from a wealthy, well-connected, politically active and respected family and through an arranged marriage, became the wife of George Boleyn. George was best friends with the sexually insatiable King Henry who would one day actively pursue a pretty young girl called Anne, who […]