The Other Boleyn Girl Chapter 45
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- Alarmed, William tells Mary that Henry has had Bishop Fisher arrested.
- Henry is abusing his own laws left and right. He can try anyone for treason that he wants, meaning no one is safe. He is the monster they have created.
- Henry soon has Bishop Fisher and Sir Thomas More beheaded for claiming that Queen Katherine had legally been his wife.
- The world now has fewer heads and more danger.
- With all the death in the air, it's no surprise that Anne feels she has had another miscarriage.
- Mary and George visit a medicine woman who gives them a tonic that will flush the baby out, whether it's alive or not.
- Mary can't bear to make the decision herself, so she gives the tonic to Anne, saying it's her choice whether or not to drink it.
- Anne drinks it.
- At two that morning, George fetches Mary from her room. Anne has miscarried.
- Anne lies by the fire with the dead baby by her side.
- Anne orders George to bury the baby. Guess this one is too big to burn.
- Mary tells George to get her husband, William, to help him.
- In the morning, Anne resumes her normal routine as if nothing happened.
- William is suspicious of Anne's behavior. He tells Mary that everyone is talking about Anne. They believe she is a witch.
- Regardless of the truth of these rumors, one fact is apparent: if Anne doesn't have a son, she is liable to keep Mary's son as her own.
- Lucky for Mary, Anne lets her go see her children that summer.
- Mary is alarmed at how much Catherine and Henry have grown in her absence.
- The children are excited to meet their new baby sister. They're all one big happy family.