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By Julia Fox

In a lifetime of outstanding drama, Jane Boleyn used to be catapulted from relative obscurity to the internal circle of King Henry VIII. As strong women and men round her turned sufferers of Henry’s ruthless and absolute power–including her personal husband and her sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn–Jane’s allegiance to the unstable monarch used to be sustained and rewarded. however the expense of her loyalty might ultimately be her undoing and the ruination of her identify. for hundreds of years, little past rumor and scandal has been linked to “the notorious woman Rochford,” yet now historian Julia Fox units the list instantly. Drawing upon her personal deep wisdom and years of unique study, she brings us into the interior sanctum of court docket lifestyles, teeming with intrigue and redolent with the specter of shame. within the eyes and ears of Jane Boleyn, we witness the myriad avid gamers of the stormy Tudor interval, and Jane herself emerges as a brave spirit, a latest girl pressured by way of conditions to make her personal approach in a privileged yet vicious international.

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