An Unexpected Visitor

….as anxiety begins to get the better of me I lift my skirts and run the short distance between our entrance hall, the heavy portcullis and the drawbridge. My imagination is running rampant and with every false alarm I return inside only to imagine the sound of the King’s nearest guard, The Band of Gentlemen…

Queen In Waiting

Sat here once again on my own at Windsor, it is maddening to me that Mary has already been mistress to two Kings, wife, mother and widow and I who have kept my virtue intact have nothing. In fact I have less than nothing. No security, no husband, no children to comfort me. The whole…

Henry & Anne visit the Tower

    I promise you my dearest love that as soon as the Christmas, New Year and Twelfth Night celebrations at Greenwich Palace are over, you and I will appear before a priest and have our marriage blessed. It is my solemn oath to you now that by Easter you will be publically acknowledged as the…