Category Archives: love letters of great men

One of Henry VIII affectionate love letters to Anne Boylen

My mistress and friend My heart and I surrender ourselves into your hands, beseeching you to hold us commended to your favour, and that by absence your affeftion to us may not be lessened: for it were a great pity to increase our pain, … Continue reading

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A Love Letter to Lady Hamilton from Lord Nelson

To Lady Hamilton My Dearest Emma, All your letters, my dear letters, are so entertaining, and which point so clearly what you are after that they give me either the greatest pleasure or pain. It is the  next best thing … Continue reading

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Another heartbreaking Letter to Josephine from Napoleon

To Josephine at Genoa                                                                         … Continue reading

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