King Henry pays a visit to Thomas Moore and meets his family. Later she is called upon to testify against Katherine Howard. Bishop Gardiner and others suspect Catherine Parr of heresy and nearly have her arrested for it, but she is able to convince Henry of her devotion to him. He refuses, and she is further irritated that he has chosen his common-born friend Charles Brandon to accompany her to Portugal and present her to her future husband. In the aftermath of Anne's execution, Henry is initially unwilling to have anything to do with Elizabeth, claiming not to believe that she is his child, but when Elizabeth's half-sister, Mary, and stepmother, Jane Seymour, arrange for her to be brought to court and presented to her father for Christmasshe is welcomed. Reuse this content.
He decides to construct a peace treaty between England and France and shares his intentions with the Ambassador and Bishop from France.
During Henry's marriage to Katherine Howard, Elizabeth is much warmer to her than Mary, but makes no secret of her preference for Anne of Cleves, and spends most of her free time at Hever Castle Anne's residence and Elizabeth's ancestral home. Her son's death contradicts history, as her son survived into his teenage years. Margaret, widow of the Portuguese king, sneakily marries duke Charles Brandon, braving the royal fury in temporary exile from court. Drama Fantasy.
Maybe it's Hirst's way of doing some foreshadowing?