If you enjoy the gossip of Lady Whistledown in Netflix’s series Bridgerton, you may also enjoy reading the private love letters Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn. They make for fascinating reading, though, I can’t help feeling a tad nosey whenever I read them.
I became exceptionally curious reading a specific line in one letter stating, “…seeing that I cannot be personally present with you, I now send you the nearest thing I can to that, namely, my picture set in a bracelet, with the whole of the device, which you already know, wishing myself in their place, if it should please you.” (1) What device? I was immediately intrigued.
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