Not Just the Tudors

Cromwell, Boleyn & Aragon: A New Discovery

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Experts at Hever Castle - the childhood home of Anne Boleyn - have made an extraordinary discovery. They’ve established that an ornate 1527 prayer book — kept in a Cambridge library for more than 350 years — belonged to Henry VIII’s Chief Minister Thomas Cromwell and appears in Holbein’s portrait of him. Identical books were also owned by Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn.

In today’s episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb goes to Hever Castle to find out more.

This episode was produced by Rob Weinberg.

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