17. Living With Katherine Parr and Thomas Seymour Was Awkward For Princess Elizabeth
Understandably, it got confusing and uncomfortable for the teenaged Elizabeth, living under the same roof with a stepfather who had wanted to marry her not that long ago, and who was in the habit of feeling her up under the guise of play whenever he could. On the one hand, Elizabeth reportedly bore Thomas Seymour a certain degree of affection. On the other hand, the girl exhibited signs of discomfiture around her stepfather that modern child sex abuse investigators could readily identify.