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 3

After the tragic beheading of Anne and George, Jane moved to the countryside but was soon recalled back to the Kings court and made Lady of the Bedchamber to Jane Seymour who had become the third wife of King Henry. Unfortunately, Jane Seymour died a couple of days after giving birth to a son, named […]

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 […]