The words that gave rise to the tumultuous love affair that changed England forever. These famous love letters from King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn were found in the Vatican Library; who stole them and how they came to Rome is a mystery that has puzzled historians for years. Unfortunately, Anne's replies to these letters have not been discovered.
Pretty Dukkys? Read Letter Fifteenth and Notes.
Letter First to Anne Boleyn
On turning over in my mind the contents of your last letters, I have put myself into great agony, not knowing how to interpret them, whether to my disadvantage, as you show in some places, or to my advantage, as I understand them in some others, beseeching you earnestly to let me know expressly your whole mind as to the love between us two. It is absolutely necessary for me to obtain this answer, hav...