In later years Henry was a quick tempered, heartless bully who dispatched his wives as quickly as he was married them and who executed his friends when they did not get for him what he wanted. Henry was a adult, but it seems he grew in stature but not in mind. That said, it is easy to forget that he was once a small boy, who by the time of his beloved mother's death, in childbirth, had lost his older and younger brothers and a baby sister who had died three days after her birth.
Doe's this image of a distressed red headed boy who is lying across a bed show us Henry's reaction to his mothers death?
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