Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII at Whitehall

| May 19, 2016

Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII at Whitehall

Philip Roberts, author of the forthcoming Whitehall Palace in a Nutshell, has joined us today for Anne Boleyn Day 2016 to talk about Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII at Whitehall Palace. Do head over to www.madeglobal.com/3286/philip-roberts-anne-henry-whitehall/ to enter the giveaway for a copy of Phil’s new book. Don’t worry if you’ve only just got up […]

The Tudor London Anne Boleyn would have known

| May 19, 2016

The Tudor London Anne Boleyn would have known

My dear friend Natalie Grueninger, co-author of In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of Henry VIII and In the Footsteps of Anne Boleyn has done this wonderful talk for us on the London that Anne Boleyn would have known. Make sure you head over to www.madeglobal.com/3277/natalie-grueninger-glimpse-tudor-london/ to enter the giveaway for the winner’s choice […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

| March 17, 2016

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all those in Ireland or with Irish ancestry, or to anyone who celebrates the feast day of St Patrick. Have a wonderful day! To celebrate, here are some articles about the Boleyns’ links to Ireland: The Clonony Boleyn Girls Anne Boleyn’s Irish Roots – Lady Margaret Butler and the Butlers […]

27 October 1532 – Anne Boleyn in masking apparel

| October 27, 2015

27 October 1532 – Anne Boleyn in masking apparel

On 25th October 1532, Henry VIII and Francis I, King of France, arrived at Calais, which was English territory at the time to continue their talks and to meet with Anne Boleyn, Marquis of Pembroke, Henry’s queen-in-waiting. After his arrival in Calais, Francis sent Anne Boleyn a diamond via the Provost of Paris, but Anne […]

21 August 1535 – Acton Court welcomes Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

| August 21, 2015

21 August 1535 – Acton Court welcomes Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn

On 21st August 1535, Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn visited Acton Court, in Iron Acton, south Gloucestershire, as part of their progress to the south-west. Acton Court was the home of Sir Nicholas Poyntz, a man who was known for his support of religious reform. In preparation for the royal visit, Poyntz […]

32 Londoners: Anne Boleyn commemorated on the London Eye – 11 June

| June 1, 2015

32 Londoners: Anne Boleyn commemorated on the London Eye – 11 June

One of the curators behind 32 Londoners of the London Eye has contacted to let me know that Anne Boleyn has been chosen as one of their iconic 32 Londoners in 2015. Historian Tracy Borman, who is also Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, will be talking about Anne Boleyn on 11th June and pointing […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day

| March 17, 2015

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all those in Ireland or with Irish blood! I hope you all have a wonderful day celebrating. To celebrate, here are some articles about the Boleyns’ links to Ireland: The Clonony Boleyn Girls Anne Boleyn’s Irish Roots – Lady Margaret Butler and the Butlers of Kilkenny Castle The Negotiations for […]

21 August 1535 – King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn Visit Nicholas Poyntz

| August 21, 2014

21 August 1535 – King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn Visit Nicholas Poyntz

As part of their summer progress to the south-west of England, on 21st August 1535 King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn visited courtier Nicholas Poyntz at his home, Acton Court, in south Gloucestershire.The progress also included a stay with the Walsh Family at Little Sodbury Manor on 23rd August. This royal progress was not […]