Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Question from Angus - Henry VIII's friends early in his reign

When he was a young man (18-26) did Henry have many friends close to him in age?

If so who were they?


Blogger Bearded Lady said...

Charles Brandon comes to mind, but he was a few years older.

When Henry was younger, he also had a whipping boy. I can’t remember his name? I do remember Edward's whipping boy was Barnaby Fitzpatrick and he loved him dearly...but that probably does not help you.

December 02, 2008 1:53 PM  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

I know that Henry and William Compton were friends early on, and eventually Charles Brandon joined. I believe even Carey (Mary Boleyn's husband) and Henry were good friends when he was younger.

December 02, 2008 2:18 PM  
Anonymous Tudorrose said...

King Henry VIII's friends were charles Brandon the duke of suffolk he was his partner at the tiltyard and his boon companion they were very close and also william compton he also used to joust with him.

December 17, 2008 7:28 PM  

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