The Other Boleyn Girl - Study Guide Summer 1522 Summary & Analysis

Philippa Gregory
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Anne manages to get the king to invite Mary back to court, and he is openly delighted to see her. Later that night, her brother George arrives with a message that the king has invited her to his rooms for wine. Anne wants control over her sister, even telling her which intimate body parts to wash before going to the king.

Mary's willingness and joy at having an affair with the king are compounded by the fact that she is in love with him, but also because she is in a superior position to her jealous sister.

The king and queen are Catholic, the queen devoutly so. The queen is regal, patient and, although hurt over Henry's attention to Mary, her royal breeding and love for the spoiled and selfish king keep her from openly reacting, even when she sees Mary sitting next to the king after...

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