Friday, 24 January 2014

Bessie Blount: A Bestseller

Bessie Blount is currently listed as a bestseller in The Good Book Guide (Jan/Feb 2014): 'A readable, intelligent account of Bessie Blount, an important mistress of Henry VIII's youth, who bore him an illegitimate son'.

My current academic research relates to the Blount family, so Bessie is a bit of a Tudor favourite of mine! She's a fascinating character and researching her life uncovered many surprises...

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