Giulia. nineteen. "I volunteer as Tribute!"
Hunger Games, Shadowhunters, Harry Potter, Divergent, The Tudors, The Borgias, Reign, Game Of Thrones.

 

On the night I feel that thing again, the hunger that overtook me on the beach, I know this would have happened anyway.”

1541.

When comes the 19th of May, he can’t help but remembering her. He knows he is not the only one at court: Chapuys looks fairly mystified every time he looks at the Duke of Norfolk, Edward Seymour keeps throwing side regards at the King and the Lady Mary… She never liked the woman - hated her, more like it - but she loves her sister with all her heart and keeps her hand on the Lady Elizabeth’s shoulder while they all are watching the new Queen (almost a child) dancing. Henry is smiling, and laughing with the Earl of Surrey, as if everything is right in the world.

He remembers the young woman with whom he once danced, a lifetime ago.

He remembers…

(Source: darlingdukeofsuffolk)


"Swarthy complexion, long neck, wide mouth, bosom not much raised, and in fact had nothing but the king’s great appetite, and her eyes, which are black and beautiful and take great effect".

"Swarthy complexion, long neck, wide mouth, bosom not much raised, and in fact had nothing but the king’s great appetite, and her eyes, which are black and beautiful and take great effect".