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Sir Henry Norris

Sir Henry Norris, or “Gentle Mr Norris”, was one of the men convicted and executed for treason in the coup against Anne Boleyn. You can read more about Sir Henry Norris in the following two articles:-

3 thoughts on “Sir Henry Norris”

  1. Baroness Von Reis says:

    Claire,Why does this bio say, Sir Henry Norris Part1 and Sir Henry Norris Part2 If as you said he was never Knighted?? It’s on this site?? Baroness ?

    1. Claire says:

      If you look, you can see they were written and published in 2009, before the current investigation we carried out into whether he was knighted. Also, the result of the investigation was that historian Leanda de Lisle found that Henry Norris held the position of Black Rod, an office of the Order of the Garter, in 1526 and this position was only open to knights so he was in fact knighted. See Leanda’s comments under https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com/henry-norris-and-william-brereton-knighthood-confusion-by-teri-fitzgerald/
      Hope that helps!

      1. Baroness Von Reis says:

        Claire, I did read this on Norris thats why I was confuzed??? THX Baroness x

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