The Boleyn Inheritance - Pages 159 - 176 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 159 - 176 Summary

Jane informs the duke that Anne wants to be Queen and will not go willingly and tells him about her maternal instincts toward the King's children. Anne does not try to arouse the King because of her strict background and is still a virgin. The alliance with Cleves is no longer as crucial, since France may side with England against Spain. Moreover, it may be better to have an empty throne than have Anne as Queen, so that Henry could marry a French princess if he chose. The King wants Katherine Howard; Anne has to go.

The court moves to Hampton, transporting all of the finery in a caravan of wagons. She is allowed to ride with Henry and Katherine. Katherine and Henry flirt openly, him talking to her like a granddaughter.

Pages 159 - 176 Analysis

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