Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

| March 11, 2014

Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

It’s wonderful to visit historic places linked to Anne Boleyn, but I know from experience that there’s nothing quite like actually staying in one and it is possible to do. Here are my top three picks for accommodation linked to Anne Boleyn. Have you stayed in one? Do share your experience in the comments section […]

Margaret of Austria

| January 10, 2014

Margaret of Austria

Today marks the anniversary of the birth of Margaret of Austria, Princess of Asturias, Duchess of Savoy and daughter of Maximilian of Austria and Mary of Burgundy, on 10th January 1480. You may be wondering why I’m mentioning Margaret here on The Anne Boleyn Files. Well, while Margaret was Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands the […]

Researching “In The Footsteps of Anne Boleyn” – Guest Post by Natalie Grueninger and Sarah Morris

| December 2, 2013

Researching “In The Footsteps of Anne Boleyn” – Guest Post by Natalie Grueninger and Sarah Morris

Today’s guest post is by Natalie Grueninger and Sarah Morris, authors of “In the Footsteps of Anne Boleyn”, and is part of their book tour. Welcome Natalie and Sarah! Amberley Publishing have kindly offered Anne Boleyn Files visitors 2 copies of the book. To be in with a chance of winning one of them, all […]

My Visit to the Tower of London on 19 May 2013

| May 22, 2013

My Visit to the Tower of London on 19 May 2013

The Tower of London is a wonderful place to visit at any time of year, being jam-packed with history and historical artefacts, but there’s nothing quite like visiting it on 19th May, the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution, and I was lucky to be able to go this year with Tim and our children. We […]

Anne Boleyn’s Norfolk

| May 2, 2013

Anne Boleyn’s Norfolk

Just a quick post to alert you to an article that historian Elizabeth Norton has written for Suffolk Norfolk Life Magazine on “Anne Boleyn’s Norfolk”. The article can be read online click here. It’s on pages 54 and 55.

9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

| October 9, 2012

9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

On 9th October 1514, the eighteen year-old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, married the fifty-two year-old King Louis XII of France at Abbeville. You can read the details of the wedding and Mary’s appearance in my post Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France but I wanted to share with you Tim’s photo of […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Four – Tower of London

| October 1, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Four – Tower of London

Apologies for the delay in posting this article, Tim was travelling back home after the tour, and some of the guests (un-named!) had a very late night on the last night, so he didn’t get a chance to upload the pictures. Over to Tim… Our last day was spent at the Tower of London. We […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Three – Hampton Court Palace

| September 27, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day Three – Hampton Court Palace

Here’s Tim’s diary entry from day three of The Anne Boleyn Experience 2012 tour… Today we spent our day out at Hampton Court Palace, which is a wonderful place to visit. We were met by Jane, our costumed guide, who took us around the Tudor parts of the palace, explaining the history of the construction, […]