Mary Boleyn by Josephine Wilkinson: The scandalous true story of Mary Boleyn, infamous sister of Anne, and mistress of Henry VIII. The fictionalized story of Mary Boleyn is told in the current Hollywood blockbuster The Other Boleyn Girl (based on Philippa Gregory's bestseller) starring Scarlett Johansson and Natalie Portman which...
Henry VIII, c.1526. In 1526 King Henry became enamored with Anne Boleyn and began to pursue her. Anne resisted all attempts to seduce her, refusing to become his mistress, as her sister Mary Boleyn had done earlier, and had been later abandoned. She left the court often for the seclusion of Hever Castle to escape Henry's advances. Anne was determined not to have any relationship with the king outside of a legal marriage. They finally wed in 1533.