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The Other Boleyn Girl Chapter Summary & Analysis - Winter 1536 Summary

Philippa Gregory
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Winter 1536 Summary

Mary spends her best Christmas ever, with her entire family at court, including her son Henry. Anne is healthy and pregnant.

When William Stafford comments on Jane Seymour's angelic quality, Mary tells him Jane is a blanched snake, and the king is only interested in her for the hunt and joust; only a Howard girl could keep the king. Anne, Madge Shelton, their daughter Catherine, and Mary are the most beautiful women in court.

Anne has her ladies sewing shirts for the poor and works on a huge altar cloth, much like Queen Katherine had done. Jane Parker's voice is the only "discordant" one among the gossiping ladies.

Mary's uncle bursts in with the news that Queen Katherine, or Princess Dowager as they have called her more recently, has died. Anne and Henry plan a merry celebration while others, like Jane Seymour and Mary, are saddened and...

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