Bessie Blount by Elizabeth Norton Now in Paperback

| September 26, 2013

Elizabeth Norton’s book Bessie Blount: Mistress to Henry VIII is now available in paperback. I reviewed the hardback version back in March 2012 – click here to read that now – but here are the paperback details: Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Amberley Publishing (10 July 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1445613859 ISBN-13: 978-1445613857 Available at, […]

Bessie Blount: Mistress to Henry VIII by Elizabeth Norton

| March 16, 2012

I was eager to read this biography of Bessie Blount, Henry VIII’s mistress, after the controversy caused by The Daily Mail’s article “Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken the throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims”. That intrigued me as although I had heard of Bessie’s daughter, Elizabeth Tailboys, I had never […]