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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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Lord Nelson’s mistress, Emma Lady Hamilton

Born into poverty, the daughter of a blacksmith, Amy Lyon or as she preferred to be known, Emma Hart, clawed her way up through London’s underworlds of prostitution and eventually captured the heart of England’s great naval hero, Admiral Horatio … Continue reading

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