The Royal Mistresses Series

Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ Blount – Mother of the King’s son

This article was written by Holly Sennett. ‘Bessie’ Elizabeth Blount, more commonly known to history as ‘Bessie’, was born around 1498-1500. Elizabeth was the daughter of Sir John Blount (Politician) and Catherine Blount (formerly Pershall). Elizabeth’s mother Catherine had served as a lady-in-waiting to Catherine of Aragon during her marriage to Prince Arthur. She served [read more]