November 1541 – Anne of Cleves Rumoured to Have Given Birth to the King’s Son

| November 13, 2013

I had read before about rumours regarding Anne of Cleves having a child by Henry VIII, but I actually came across the primary sources for it while delving into Catherine Howard’s fall. In State Papers, in the section covering November 1541, there is a letter from the King’s Council, to Anthony Browne and Ralph Sadler […]