The Real Wolf Hall: Who was Walter Cromwell?

| April 20, 2015

The Real Wolf Hall: Who was Walter Cromwell?

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing articles on some of the real historical characters we meet in Hilary Mantel’s novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, and the BBC adaptation of the books. Today, we kick off the series with an article by Olga Hughes of http://nerdalicious.com.au/. Olga looks at who Walter […]

Mary Boleyn Book Tour and Giveaway Day 3 – The Face of Mary Boleyn

| April 15, 2015

Mary Boleyn Book Tour and Giveaway Day 3 – The Face of Mary Boleyn

I’m delighted to welcome Sarah Bryson to The Anne Boleyn Files on day 3 of her book tour for Mary Boleyn: In a Nutshell. Today, Sarah shares her thoughts on Mary Boleyn’s appearance. To be in with a chance of winning a paperback copy of Sarah’s book on Mary Boleyn, all you need to do […]

Mary Boleyn Book Tour and Giveaway Day 2

| April 14, 2015

Mary Boleyn Book Tour and Giveaway Day 2

On the Tudor Trail’s Natalie Grueninger is hosting Sarah Bryson, author of Mary Boleyn: In a Nutshell, today for a Q&A session. Natalie is travelling around Spain at the moment doing research on places connected to Catherine of Aragon, so is unable to do a giveaway on her blog. However, if you follow these steps […]

Mary Boleyn: In a Nutshell Book Tour

| April 13, 2015

Sarah Bryson kicks off her blog/book tour for Mary Boleyn: In a Nutshell with a guest article on the changing perceptions of Mary Boleyn over at Gareth Russell’s Confessions of a Ci-Devant blog.  It looks like a great tour.  Here is the tour schedule with links: 13 April – Gareth Russell’s Confessions of a Ci-Devant […]

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

| April 10, 2015

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

Gareth Russell’s latest book A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I, which was published in paperback on 24 March, is now available on Kindle. Congratulations to Gareth on his book’s release. Here is more information on the book… In A History of the English Monarchy, historian Gareth Russell traces the story […]

Wolf Hall – A Guide to Characters and Events

| April 5, 2015

Wolf Hall – A Guide to Characters and Events

Wolf Hall starts tonight in the US on PBS Masterpiece so over the next few weeks I’m going to be publishing some articles on the real historical characters and events featured in the TV series and the books by Hilary Mantel that it’s adapted from. But, for now you can read more about some of […]

New Mary Boleyn book out now!

| March 19, 2015

New Mary Boleyn book out now!

Congratulations to Sarah Bryson on the release of her first book Mary Boleyn in a Nutshell, a non-fiction book about the life of Mary Boleyn, sister of Queen Anne Boleyn. Many of you will know Sarah from her Facebook page Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History and blog, http://www.queentohistory.com/, and the articles she’s written here […]

Henry VIII’s Last Love Blog Tour Day 7 and Giveaway – Sanctuary in Poland

| March 15, 2015

Henry VIII’s Last Love Blog Tour Day 7 and Giveaway – Sanctuary in Poland

Today I am honoured to be the final stop on David Baldwin’s blog tour for his book Henry VIII’s Last Love: The Extraordinary Life of Katherine Willoughby, Lady-in-Waiting to the Tudors. Amberley Publishing is also offering one lucky Anne Boleyn Files follower a copy of David’s book too – see further down for details. Over […]