Study Guide to Whoso List to Hunt By Sir Thomas Wyatt About the Author: Wyatt and the other men suspected of being Anne Boleyn’s lovers were imprisoned by Henry VIII. Wyatt’s father secured his release. Struggling Readers: Reading Archaic Language Whoso is a pronoun meaning “whoever.” List means “desires.” Knowing this, reword the title. Elements of Literature: Metaphor What do the hunter and the hind stand for in this extended metaphor? Critical Thinking: Making Inferences The words “fair neck,” of course, remind the reader that Boleyn’s neck was severed by the very man who claimed her. What doest he diamond collar suggest about the woman’s role in society? Historical Connections Considering that in 1536 Henry beheaded Boleyn on falsified charges of infidelity, how are lines 13-14 ironic?