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Jane Boleyn - The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford

Julia Fox

In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from relative obscurity to the inner circle of King Henry VIII. As powerful men and women around her became victims of Henry's ruthless and absolute power, including her own husband and sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn, Jane's allegiance to the volatile monarchy was sustained and rewarded. But the price for her loyalty would eventually be her undoing and the ruination of her name. For centuries, little beyond rumor and scandal has been associated with "the infamous Lady Rochford." But now historian Julia Fox sets the record straight and restores dignity to this much-maligned figure whose life and reputation were taken from her. Born to aristocratic parents in the English countryside, young Jane Parker found a suitable match in George Boleyn, brother to Anne, the woman who would eventually be the touchstone of England's greatest political and religious crisis. Once settled in the bustling, spectacular court of Henry VIII as the wife of a nobleman, Jane was privy to the regal festivities of masques and jousts, royal births and funerals, and she played an intimate part in the drama and gossip that swirled around the king's court. But it was Anne Boleyn's descent from palace to prison that first thrust Jane into the spotlight. Impatient with Anne's inability to produce a male heir, King Henry accused the queen of treason and adultery with a multitude of men, including her own brother, George. Jane was among those interrogated in the scandal, and following two swift strokes from the executioner's blade, she lost her husband and her sister-in-law, her inheritance and her place in court society. Now the thirty-year-old widow of a traitor, Jane had to ensure her survival and protect her own interests by securing land and income. With sheer determination, she navigated her way back into royal favor by becoming lady-in-waiting to Henry's three subsequent brides, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, and Catherine Howard. At last Jane's future seemed secure-until an un

In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from relative obscurity to the inner circle of King Henry VIII. As powerful men and women around her became victims of Henry's ruthless and absolute power, including her own husband and sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn, Jane's allegiance to the volatile monarchy was sustained and rewarded. But the price for her loyalty would eventually be her undoing and the ruination of her name. For centuries, little beyond rumor and scandal has been associated with "the infamous Lady Rochford." But now historian Julia Fox sets the record straight and restores dignity to this much-maligned figure whose life and reputation were taken from her. Born to aristocratic parents in the English countryside, young Jane Parker found a suitable match in George Boleyn, brother to Anne, the woman who would eventually be the touchstone of England's greatest political and religious crisis. Once settled in the bustling, spectacular court of Henry VIII as the wife of a nobleman, Jane was privy to the regal festivities of masques and jousts, royal births and funerals, and she played an intimate part in the drama and gossip that swirled around the king's court. But it was Anne Boleyn's descent from palace to prison that first thrust Jane into the spotlight. Impatient with Anne's inability to produce a male heir, King Henry accused the queen of treason and adultery with a multitude of men, including her own brother, George. Jane was among those interrogated in the scandal, and following two swift strokes from the executioner's blade, she lost her husband and her sister-in-law, her inheritance and her place in court society. Now the thirty-year-old widow of a traitor, Jane had to ensure her survival and protect her own interests by securing land and income. With sheer determination, she navigated her way back into royal favor by becoming lady-in-waiting to Henry's three subsequent brides, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, and Catherine Howard. At last Jane's future seemed secure-until an un
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In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from relative obscurity to the inner circle of King Henry VIII. As powerful men and women around her became victims of Henry's ruthless and absolute power, including her own husband and sister-in-law, Queen Anne Boleyn, Jane's allegiance to the volatile monarchy was sustained and rewarded. But the price for her loyalty would eventually be her undoing and the ruination of her name. For centuries, little beyond rumor and scandal has been associated with "the infamous Lady Rochford." But now historian Julia Fox sets the record straight and restores dignity to this much-maligned figure whose life and reputation were taken from her. Born to aristocratic parents in the English countryside, young Jane Parker found a suitable match in George Boleyn, brother to Anne, the woman who would eventually be the touchstone of England's greatest political and religious crisis. Once settled in the bustling, spectacular court of Henry VIII as the wife of a nobleman, Jane was privy to the regal festivities of masques and jousts, royal births and funerals, and she played an intimate part in the drama and gossip that swirled around the king's court. But it was Anne Boleyn's descent from palace to prison that first thrust Jane into the spotlight. Impatient with Anne's inability to produce a male heir, King Henry accused the queen of treason and adultery with a multitude of men, including her own brother, George. Jane was among those interrogated in the scandal, and following two swift strokes from the executioner's blade, she lost her husband and her sister-in-law, her inheritance and her place in court society. Now the thirty-year-old widow of a traitor, Jane had to ensure her survival and protect her own interests by securing land and income. With sheer determination, she navigated her way back into royal favor by becoming lady-in-waiting to Henry's three subsequent brides, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, and Catherine Howard. At last Jane's future seemed secure-until an un

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jenny Sterlin

Length:

6h 5m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:48


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:02


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:57


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:51


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:10


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:59


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:45


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:25


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:12


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:24


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:14


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:10


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:52


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:03


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:09


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:07


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:53


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:50


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:29


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:01


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:14


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:58


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:17


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:59


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:18


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:01


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:31


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:26


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:46


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:37


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:47


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:41


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:12


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:36


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:00


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:06


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:02


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:46


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:55


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:16


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:05


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:16


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:14


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:32


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:58


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

03:44


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:26


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:11


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:00


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:00


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:56


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:28


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:53


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:52


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:48


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

03:08


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:12


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:46


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:49


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:12


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:27


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:53


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:54


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:31


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:37


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:44


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:43


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:07


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:42


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:54


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:59


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:07


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:16


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:55


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

03:57


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

02:59


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:42


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

00:35