1 April 1536 – Henry VIII pays court to Jane Seymour

Posted By on April 1, 2017

On this day in history, 1st April 1536, Eustace Chapuys the imperial ambassador, wrote a very long and detailed letter to Emperor Charles V, a letter that is very interesting.

In this letter, Chapuys wrote of how the king was “paying court” to one of Queen Anne Boleyn’s ladies,  a certain Jane Seymour, and that he had sent her a purse of sovereigns accompanied by a letter.

What did the “young damsel” do?

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