He, too, like Petrarch, addressed his sonnets to a lady, and the lady he took for his love was Queen Anne Boleyn
After a little search, grandma produced an old portfolio, and selecting the papers, read the following letter, written by Anne Boleyn before her marriage to Henry VIII, and now in the possession of a celebrated antiquarian:
I am just going to mass, and you shall speedily have the prayers, as you have now the kindest love of your own ANNE BOLEYN.
But when the Pope finally refused Henry's demand for the divorce from Katharine of Spain, which would make possible a marriage with Anne Boleyn
, Henry angrily threw off the papal authority and declared himself the Supreme Head of the Church in England, thus establishing the separate English (Anglican, Episcopal) church.
The castle near the Shannon is famous as the ancestral home of Anne Boleyn
, second wife of England's King Henry VIII, who was beheaded in 1536.
A sizzling high school romance ignites in this modern-day retelling of the infamous love affair between Anne Boleyn
and Henry VIII.
Into this wealthy, closed society comes newcomer Anne Boleyn
, with whom Henry immediately becomes obsessed, but she faces cold shoulders from his friends and family.
Synopsis: Nearly twenty years have passed since Anne Boleyn
died at the hands of her slayer and savior, Jean Rombaud.
Lady Katherine Knollys: The Unacknowledged Daughter of King Henry VIII is a biography of Katherine Knollys (1524-1569), the daughter of King Henry VIII's mistress Mary Boleyn, before he married her sister Anne Boleyn
While the King attempts to annul his marriage to Katherine of Aragon (Joanne Whalley) so he can pursue Anne Boleyn
(Claire Foy), Cromwell plots to expel Anne from the court so Henry can marry Jane Seymour (Kate Phillips) and at the same time be recognised as head of the Church of England.
WOLF HALL (9pm BBC 2) HER own sister may have ridiculed Anne Boleyn
for being -at-chested, but each week that bosom has heaved to its full dramatic eect.
(Claire Foy, left) gives birth to a daughter, but the king is disappointed he still doesn't have a male heir.