The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers: A Novel Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. At the beginning of the novel, who does Will Somers carry out a correspondence with, and what news does he share in his letters?

The novel begins with a series of letters written between Will Somers and Catherine Knolls. Will tells Catherine that she is the illegitimate child of Henry VIII, a fact that Catherine denies. Will sends Catherine Henry's journal, even though she does not want it.

2. For what reasons were Henry and his brother Arthur envious of each other?

Arthur, as heir to the throne, was envious of his brother because Henry had freedoms that he didn't. Henry envied his older brother because he saw that people looked favorably on him as the future king.

3. Following his brother's death, what statement from Henry's mother was said to have had a lasting effect on him?

After his brother Arthur died at a young age, Henry's mother told him that death was 'hungry' for the heir to the throne. Henry admitted that this statement colored his entire life.

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