By Sue Wilkes
Immerse your self within the vanished global inhabited through Austen's contemporaries. filled with aspect, and anecdotes, this can be an intimate exploration of the way the center and top periods lived from 1775, the yr of Austen's delivery, to the coronation of George IV
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There were the inevitable rumours of poison, but she probably died from a series of heart attacks. Mary, to her great distress, was not allowed to visit her mother in her last illness, and found her usual comfort in her devotions. If Henry expected his daughter’s stance to be softened by the removal of its ostensible cause, then he was disappointed. However, in May Queen Anne Boleyn fell from grace and was executed on charges of treasonable adultery and incest. Mary had convinced herself that Anne was the sole cause of her father’s grotesque aberrations, and hence of her own misfortunes.
She was persuaded to allow her brother to be buried with the Protestant rites to which he had been loyal; but against the advice both of her Council and of the imperial ambassadors, insisted on celebrating a requiem Mass as well, apparently oblivious of the fact that she could have offered his memory 55 Rex, ‘Morley and the Papacy’, 97–8. L. F. Larkin, Tudor Royal Proclamations, II (1969), 5–8. This form of words is taken from PRO, SP11/1/14. 57 ‘The Vita Mariae Reginae of Robert Wingfield of Brantham’, ed.
Mary to the council, 22 June 1549; J. Foxe, Acts and Monuments (1583), 1332. THE PERSONAL RELIGION OF MARY I 17 broken her father’s settlement. This was dangerous language because it impugned the council’s authority to govern during a royal minority. Nor did it have much logic, because the laws to which she was appealing rested upon the same foundations as those to which she was objecting, that is the authority of statute. A rag of respectability was drawn around this argument by the claim that, since the royal supremacy was personal to the king, it could only be fully exercised when the king was an adult.
A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England by Sue Wilkes