Bastard Prince: Henry VIII's Lost Son

Bastard Prince: Henry VIII's Lost Son


It took Henry VIII 28 years, 3 other halves, and a holiday with Rome prior to he secured a sound male inheritor. but he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy used to be born in 1519 after the king's affair with a gentlewoman named  Elizabeth Blount. He used to be the one illegitimate offspring ever said through Henry VIII, and Cardinal Wolsey was once even one in every of his godparents. The Duke of Richmond, Fitzroy was once expert as befitted a Renaissance prince and the workplaces bestowed upon him incorporated Lord Lieutenant of the North and Lord Admiral of britain; certainly rumors abounded that Henry VIII meant to make him King of eire. extensively suggested to resemble his father, in either seems to be and personality, he weathered the tricky years of the Reformation much better than both his sisters. This paintings examines simply how shut he got here to being topped King Henry VIX of England.

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