Edward Stafford

Henry VIII was both jealous and suspicious of Edward due to his wealth, land and royal blood. He had deep connections with the nobles who were unhappy with the growing influence of “low-born” men, in particular Cardinal Wolsey. Edward was accused of listening to prophecies about the King’s death and tried for treason. The charges were most likely false, but let’s face it—Henry had already decided what the outcome would be…

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