The Children of Henry VIII - Chapter 7, Jane the Queen and Chapter 8, God's Miracle Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, Jane the Queen and Chapter 8, God's Miracle Summary and Analysis

Chapter 7 begins as Mary Tudor makes it known that she intends to claim the throne once King Edward is dead. Northumberland keeps the King's death a secret for almost two days while he makes arrangements. He wants The Lady Mary in his custody before the public knows of the King's death. Northumberland may have switched Edward's body with a similar one to avoid an autopsy, which may have revealed the arsenic in his system. If that is the case, the remains of the real Edward VI lie somewhere in Greenwich park, and the occupant of the tomb is unknown.

The Lady Mary is staying with one John Huddlestone, a Catholic gentleman, when Protestants set fire to his house upon hearing the rumor she is there. She flees...

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