The Children of Henry VIII - Chapter 12, Much Suspected for Me Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, Much Suspected for Me Summary and Analysis

After the rebellion is over, Mary requests Elizabeth at court. She is apprehensive because Mary is under pressure to deal with her as she had dealt with Jane Grey, and on the way to London she is so sick that her retinue thinks she might die. When she arrives at Whitehall, she is essentially Mary's prisoner.

Suffolk is beheaded on February 17, and many other rebels hanged. Less than a month after Suffolk's execution, his widow marries her master of horse. This causes a scandal because she has royal blood and he does not, he is half her age, and they have to marry because she becomes pregnant. As for Mary's own marriage, she is officially betrothed to Philip by proxy on March 6 at Whitehall.

The Council is trying to extract a confession from...

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