In today's Claire Chats video I start a series on the people who are rumoured to have been illegitimate children of Henry VIII. I'm starting with Sir John Perrot, looking at who he was, where the rumours come from and whether there's any evidence to back them up.
Sources and Further Reading
- Turvey, Roger (2004) ‘Perrot, Sir John (1528–1592)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Oct 2009 - http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/21986
- Turvey, Roger (2005) The Treason and Trial of Sir John Perrot
- Jones, Philippa (2009) The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards
- Turvey, Roger (2010) "Sir John Perrot: The man and the Myth. Separating fact from fiction in the life of this legendary figure", The Perrot Society.