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Bessie Blount Beautiful, young, exuberant, the amazing life of Elizabeth Blount, Henry VIII s mistress and mother to his first son who came tantalizingly close to succeeding him as King Henry IX. Free Read Bessie Blount By Elizabeth Norton For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. I was eager to read this biography of Bessie Blount, Henry VIII s mistress, after the controversy caused by The Daily Mail s article Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken the throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims That intrigued me as although I had heard of Bessie s daughter, Elizabeth Tailboys, I had never linked her to Henry VIII.The main part of the book is 288 pages and so is a full, detailed biography, and when the Notes and Bibliography run from page 289 to 344 it I was eager to read this biography of Bessie Blount, Henry VIII s mistress, after the controversy caused by The Daily Mail s article Henry VIII had a secret daughter who s...

  2. Besides the fact the author has a good argument on Elizabeth Tailboys being Bessie and Henry s daughter this book is a dud This book coversof Henry s reign and wives Catherine and Anne than it does Bessie Henry had masques Duh Catherine had jewels, well yeah she was the Queen Bessie may have done this and that and owned a book she may have or may not have read The author took the subject of Bessie and...

  3. Review published here read Bastard Prince a few weeks ago, detailing the short life and untimely death of Henry Fitzroy Duke of Richmond, illegitimate son to Henry VIII Despite having been so thoroughly forgotten since, he still feels like real What If within history so I decided to try and find outFirst s...

  4. Elizabeth Blount, known as Bessie, was Henry VIII s mistress and mother of his illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy She is a subject of Elizabeth Norton s meticulously researched biography Bessie Blount The King s Mistress kindly sent to me by Amberley Publishing What do we know about Bessie Blount There is no surviving portrait of Bessie the long haired beauty that decorates the book s cover is Anna Meyer, a young daughter of the former mayor of Basel No one seems to have noted what Bessie loo Elizabeth Blount, known as Bessie, was Henry VIII s mistress and mother of his illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy She is a subject of Elizabeth Norton s meticulously researched biography Bessie Blount The King s Mistress kindly sent to me by Amberley Publishing What do we know about Bessie Blount There is no surviving portrait of Bessie the long haired beauty that decorates the book s cover is Anna Meyer, a young daughter of the former mayor of Basel No one seems to have noted what Bessie looked like, or if they did no description survives As Elizabeth Norton points out on the first page, her book is a reconstruction of a life rather than a full biography because Bessie left so little behind her There is, however a surprising amount of information on Bessie s whereabouts and her family I really enjoyed reading about the early stages of Bessie s relationship with Henry VIII and her later life Chapters dedicated to Henry VIII s son by Bessie, Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond, are ver...

  5. Being the huge Bessie Blount fan that I am, I was beyond excited when I found out that Elizabeth Norton was writing this book I still don t know how I did it, but somehow I managed to buy this book about 2 months before it has been officially released it doesn t actually come out until March 19th, I believe Although I don t know how that happened, I dove into this b...

  6. Very thorough, with lots of details on minor points Unfortunately there isn t a lot of factual info available on the lady herself, so much has to be extrapolated from other occurrences, which leads to a lot of speculation and endless details on barely related family members Who I found difficult to keep track of, since they all had the same names Darn those traditional Brits, always honoring their parents and grandparents and influential nobility But still fairly interesting, and filled with Very thorough, with lots of details on minor points Unfortunately there isn t a lot of factual info available on the lady herself, so much has to be extrapolated from othe...

  7. Norton does a masterful job of interpreting documents pertaining to the Blount family, Henry Fitzroy, and other sixteenth century court women to restore Bessie Blount to her rightful place in Tudor history In Bessie Blount The King s Mistress, Bessie comes alive as one of the most beautiful women at Henry VIII s court, sharing the King s literary interests and taste for court pageantry despite her comparatively humble origins as a member of the Shropshire gentry The...