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Henry VIII & Jane Seymour letters

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princess garnet
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Henry VIII & Jane Seymour letters

Post by princess garnet » Fri March 16th, 2012, 6:44 pm

Came across this blog post about two letters from Henry VIII and Queen Jane Seymour.
They're transcribed into modern English.

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Post by DianeL » Fri March 16th, 2012, 10:27 pm

princess garnet, thank you! I get pretty excited about historical correspondence. (Yeah, my period was thin for primary sources - I love 'em!)
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Post by Brenna » Sat March 17th, 2012, 7:33 pm

I was hoping they would be love letters but still cool nonetheless. Thanks for sharing!
Brenna

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