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

Philippa Gregory
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May 1536 Summary

Many more at court have been questioned and arrested. It is clear now that Mary could be arrested and hanged for her involvement with her sister and brother. Henry has gone mad and is drawing conclusions and making accusations. Mary has to choose not to try to defend them at trial, knowing that she, too, will be accused and would lose the opportunity to raise her children.

Mary chooses not to attend Anne's trial because she does not want to hear the lies, and she does not want to hear the truths, either. Some of the charges against Anne are legitimate, and some are simply wild fantasies.

All who are imprisoned are convicted. Anne's first lover, Henry Percy, was to sit on her jury, but could not be there for the sentencing. George and the other men are executed. A swordsman is ordered from France to execute...

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