The Boleyn Inheritance - Pages 72 - 81 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 72 - 81 Summary

Katherine is not totally pleased with the number or quality of her new possessions and is disappointed that the young Queen seems quiet and shy. She is critical of Anne about her dress, her mannerisms, her way of speaking and the fact that she is not a merry or silly Queen.

Jane is politically astute and points out that Cromwell chose Anne, fearing the king would choose a papist over a reformer. The ladies do not necessarily approve of Anne for this position, but the King needs to marry her to keep Cromwell's treaty intact and keep England from being vulnerable to France and Spain. During a bull baiting event, a cloaked and hooded old man approaches Anne, saying he brings greetings from the King of England. When he kisses Anne on the mouth, she pushes him away, rubs her lips...

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