Prophecies against Henry VIII – Part 2

Elizabeth Barton Sister Barton did not know when to leave well enough alone and in 1532, she vocally started opposing the King’s plans to annul his marriage to Catherine. Whether she truly believed she was relaying the Virgin Marys opinion or whether it was her own opinion, or that of Bocking, her statements concerning Henrys […]

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 […]