At a court gathering at Greenwich, in 1532, Sir Thomas Wyatt reads some verses to Queen Catherine. Henry VIII, hearing that the Queen has found a new lady-in-waiting, visits the assembly to inspect the new beauty. Finding that Anne is in love with Wyatt, the King asks his jester to spy upon the couple and report to him. In the gardens that night, Henry succeeds in talking for a few moments with Anne and learns definitely of her love for Wyatt. He orders her to repair to the castle at Windsor, where he organizes a hunt in her honor. Incidentally, he presents her with a beautiful pearl necklace. Wyatt, seeing the pretty bauble, reproaches her with encouraging the King. Missing Anne from the hunt. Herne, one of his henchmen, plays upon his jealousy by showing the King the two lovers seated under a tree. That same evening when Anne and Wyatt return to the castle, the King banishes Wyatt from his court and threatens Anne with the same treatment. The young lady's answer is to let her head ...
Moving Picture World synopsis