4 March 1522 – Anne Boleyn and the Chateau Vert Pageant

| March 4, 2016

4 March 1522 – Anne Boleyn and the Chateau Vert Pageant

On Shrove Tuesday 1522, 4th March, Anne Boleyn took part in the pageant of “The Château Vert” at York Place, a property owned by Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. This was her first recorded public appearance at court since her return from France in late 1521. The pageant was part of the Shrovetide celebrations which began on […]

4 February 1520 – Mary Boleyn gets married

| February 4, 2016

4 February 1520 – Mary Boleyn gets married

On Saturday 4th February 1520, Anne Boleyn’s sister Mary Boleyn got married to William Carey in the Chapel Royal at Greenwich Palace. We know that the king attended and that he made an offering of “6s. 8d.” (6 shillings and 8 pence) at the service, because this is recorded in the 1520 King’s Book of […]

Catherine Carey book tour – Rotherfield Greys and a book giveaway!

| November 20, 2015

Catherine Carey book tour – Rotherfield Greys and a book giveaway!

I’m delighted to welcome author Adrienne Dillard to the Anne Boleyn Files today as part of her book tour for Catherine Carey in a Nutshell, a book all about Mary Boleyn’s fascinating daughter. I do hope you enjoy this article on a property that played home to Catherine and her family. Giveaway – MadeGlobal Publishing […]

Catherine Carey book tour – The Hidden Gems: Compelling People of the Tudor Court

| November 18, 2015

Catherine Carey book tour – The Hidden Gems: Compelling People of the Tudor Court

Today, author Adrienne Dillard is visiting our friends at QueenAnneBoleyn.com on day 3 of her book tour for Catherine Carey in a Nutshell”. There, she talks about some of the Tudor courtiers she finds the most “compelling”: Jane Boleyn, Lady Anne Bassett and more… Click here to head on over to QueenAnneBoleyn.com and enjoy Adrienne’s […]

Catherine Carey book tour – Doctor Who and the Tudors

| November 16, 2015

Catherine Carey book tour – Doctor Who and the Tudors

My dear friend author Adrienne Dillard kicks off her book tour for her new book on Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn, Catherine Carey in a Nutshell today over at the Nerdalicious blog with a wonderful article on Doctor Who and the Tudors. It’s a five-day book tour with a book giveaway at each stop […]

Downloadable reports for you!

| October 23, 2015

Downloadable reports for you!

There are now over 2,000 blog posts and over 870 pages here on The Anne Boleyn Files site, and although you can use the Google search box and the categories section to search for particular topic I thought I’d make it a bit easier for you to find relevant articles by putting together some PDF […]

Catherine Carey: In a Nutshell

| October 12, 2015

Catherine Carey: In a Nutshell

Congratulations to Adrienne Dillard on the release of her book Catherine Carey: In a Nutshell on kindle and as a paperback. Many of you will know Adrienne from her best-selling Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, and will be as delighted as I am that Adrienne is now sharing the research she did into […]

There’s something about Mary Boleyn

| October 8, 2015

There’s something about Mary Boleyn

I’ve noticed that every time I write an article about Mary Boleyn, or share one from the archives, I get a sudden spike in traffic to The Anne Boleyn Files. Between 23rd and 30th September, for example, I had a maximum of 71 people on The Anne Boleyn Files simultaneously, yet, when I published my […]