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The lost heirs of Henry VIII: Alison Weir on Katherine of Aragon’s failed pregnancies | History Extra

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Anne Boleyn's portrait turns up on eBay

Alison Weir believes that a 19th-century engraving on an internet shopping site could be a 'lost' 16th-century portrait of Anne Boleyn, Queen of England (above)


Welcome dinner in the Dining Hall at Hever Castle, once the great hall of the Boleyns: Gloriana (2012) and the Six Wives of Henry VIII (2013).


Prince Harry meets his old matron in New Zealand

Prince Harry. One of the very few cute male gingers.


Henry VIII's Psalter. Few of the treasures in the British Library evoke such a powerful reaction from visitors as the private prayer book of King Henry VIII. This Latin Psalter was one of Henry’s most cherished possessions, a book he pored over and annotated throughout. His marginal notes, which can be clearly read, give us an unrivalled insight into the private thoughts and spiritual concerns of the king.


The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In this riveting account Alison Weir paints a unique portrait of these extraordinary rulers, examining their intricate relationships to each other and…