The Queen's Fool - Study Guide Spring and Summer 1553 Summary & Analysis

Philippa Gregory
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Hannah went home in April of 1553 to visit her father. She was paid for her position in the royal court and bestowed upon him her earnings. They also spoke of their lives. At the court three marriages were scheduled: Lady Katherine Dudley to Lord Henry Hastings, and the two Grey sisters to Lord Guilford Dudley and Lord Henry Herbert respectively. In the town, people were disappearing. They were being questioned for heresy against the church and not returning. They discussed running away again but decided that they were not under suspicion and remained safe. Back at the royal court, Hannah spent mornings in study with John Dee and afternoons with Will Sommers. Robert Dudley's father, the Duke of Northumberland, sent Hannah away to the home of Lady Mary. He sent her as a servant and spy. Hannah was afraid to go and confided...

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