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Bastard Prince: Henry VIII's Lost Son
King Henry VIII's first marriage, to Catherine of Aragon, failed to produce a son. In 1519 he had a brief affair with a Shropshire gentlewoman, Elizabeth Blount, after which she gave birth to Henry Fitzroy. He was the only illegitimate child whom the King ever acknowledged, and Cardinal Wolsey was one of the godparents. He was given a fitting education for a Renaissance prince, created Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and Earl of Nottingham, and made Lor...