The Wives of Henry VIII - Part 4, Anna of Cleaves and Katherine Howard: Chapter 14, An Unendurable Bargain, Chapter 15, That Young Girl Katherine, and Chapter 16, Old Man's Jewel Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Anna of Cleaves and Katherine Howard: Chapter 14, An Unendurable Bargain, Chapter 15, That Young Girl Katherine, and Chapter 16, Old Man's Jewel Summary and Analysis

In An Unendurable Bargain, after the death of Jane Seymour, the King's advisors began searching for a wife for their newly single King. The idea was to make a politically advantageous for the King not unlike the marriages the King had considered for his daughters. During this same period, the French and the Spanish had entered into a treaty that made King Henry nervous. The King's advisors began focusing on a marriage that would keep this treaty from becoming a problem for England. Among the candidate were the cousins of the French King, the sister of Charles V, and the Duchess...

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