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The Other Boleyn Girl Chapter Summary & Analysis - Summer 1523 Summary

Philippa Gregory
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Summer 1523 Summary

Cardinal Wolsey has organized extravagant war games for the men and women of the English and French courts. Queen Katherine continues to be reserved and polite about the king's attentions to Mary. At the May celebration, Henry makes Anne sit in the queen's chair, calling her the queen of the May.

Anne and George serve as witnesses to Anne's forbidden wedding, smiling "the Boleyn smile; a pair of pleasant snakes" (131). Anne is becoming more critical of her family's willingness to do anything to advance themselves, not excluding herself.

Anne has received a note from Lord Percy that the Cardinal knows everything and that he, Percy, will not fail her. She is summoned to immediately appear before the Cardinal, who tells her that the marriage of someone as great as Percy is a matter of policy, and the king and the cardinal make the policy. He also informs...

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