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From then on he was highly influential, becoming one of the king's most favoured companions, and a leading member of the faction who wished to break Wolsey's grip on power. He promoted the family of the latter, which was less well connected than the Boleyns and tried to find her a husband after her family had grown notorious because of the affair between Catherine Fillol and Jane's father.
There are rumours that Elizabeth became Henry's mistress inwhen she would have been only around thirteen.
However, by Bryan was working with Thomas Cromwell to bring about his cousin's downfall as queen. He died suddenly at ClonmelIreland in However, he had a lifelong reputation as a rake and a libertineand was a rumoured accomplice in the king's extramarital affairs.
He was a trimmer, changing his views to suit Henry's current policy, but was also one of the few men who dared speak his mind to the king. She and Gerald had long been in love. In the two-part drama Henry VIII starring Ray Winstonea character named 'Sir Francis' who sports an eye patch and is a former soldier friend of Henry's, makes several appearances.Full text of "A History of English Literature" See other formats.
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