Posts Tagged ‘Henry VIII’

Vatican bans doco filming Henry VIII’s cheeky letter

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The Vatican has banned a BBC historian from filming love letter. The letter is kept in the Vatican archives. In the letter from Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn,  Henry writes passionately about Anne’s breasts. Read more

Catherine of Aragon annulment appeal to be auctioned off

Friday, November 14th, 2014

A letter from Catherine of Aragon asking a pope to block King Henry VIII’s attempts to annul their marriage is to be auctioned in Paris. The letter is part of about 1500 documents written by women throughout history which are going under the auctioneer’s hammer next week. Catherine’s letter is addressed to Cardinal Francisco de Read more