19 June 1535 – The Executions of Sebastian Newdigate, William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore

| June 19, 2014

19 June 1535 – The Executions of Sebastian Newdigate, William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore

On 19 June 1535, Sebastian Newdigate, William Exmew and Humphrey Middlemore, monks of the Carthusian Order of London Charterhouse, were hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Their crime was refusing to accept King Henry VIII as the Supreme Head of the Church after his marriage to Anne Boleyn and subsequent break with Rome. Between May […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Final Day

| June 8, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Final Day

Today, Clare and I are popping over to Northern Ireland to visit Gareth Russell at his blog, Confessions of a Ci-Devant. It was postponed a day because Gareth was having computer problems yesterday – sorry! There, we share an article about George Boleyn’s execution and his scaffold speech. Thank you to Gareth for being such […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 10

| June 6, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 10

Today, Clare and I are dropping in to The Tudor Roses blog to talk about George Boleyn’s love of falconry. The Tudor Roses are very special to us as we had the pleasure of meeting Emma and Darren a couple of years ago. Thank you Emma and Darren for being such kind hosts today! This […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 9

| June 5, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 9

Thank you so much to Lara from TudorHistory.org for hosting Clare and I on her blog today. Today, we talk about our favourite George Boleyn sources, the primary sources which really gave Clare and I an insight into George and his life. We hope you enjoy our article. This is yet another chance for you […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 8

| June 4, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 8

Today, Clare and I zoom from Australia to the US to take part in a Q&A with Bridgett from The Tudor Cafe. This is yet another chance for you to win a copy of our book George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat, so do head over to Bridgett’s blog at the-tudor-cafe.blogspot and follow the […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 7

| June 3, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 7

Today Clare and I are in Australia, in a virtual sense, answering 20 questions from On The Tudor Trail’s Natalie Grueninger. This is your seventh chance to win a copy of the book, so do pop over to On the Tudor Trail and follow Natalie’s instructions – click here. Thank you so much to Natalie […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 6

| June 2, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 6

After a well-earned rest after last week’s virtual globe-trotting, Clare and I are back on our book tour for George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat. Today, we visit Tamise at Lady Jane Grey Reference Guide to share how we actually came together to write this biography. This is your sixth chance to win a […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 5

| May 30, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 5

Today, Clare and I are visiting our good friends at QAB (queenanneboleyn.com) for an interview. George Boleyn definitely steals the limelight today in these probing questions and we hope you enjoy learning more about him and our thoughts on him. Thank you so much to Beth for hosting us on QAB and also for reviewing […]