April Tudor Life Magazine

| March 27, 2015

April Tudor Life Magazine

Just to let you know that the April edition of Tudor Life, the monthly magazine of the Tudor Society, is out now. You can view a ‘taster’ of it over on The Tudor Society website – click here – and this month’s feature articles include: Thomas Cromwell: Political schemer or party animal? By Tracy Borman […]

Richard III Reinterment Week

| March 23, 2015

Richard III Reinterment Week

This week really is Richard III week and it kicked off yesterday with Richard III’s final journey to Leicester Cathedral. The hearse carrying Richard III’s remains, which were in a lead envelope inside a coffin made of English oak by Michael Ibsen, a descendant of Anne of York, travelled from the University of Leicester to […]

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 […]

Petition to give Anne Boleyn a Royal Pardon – Why I’m not signing

| March 17, 2015

Petition to give Anne Boleyn a Royal Pardon – Why I’m not signing

You may well have heard that an e-petition has been set up calling on HM Government to “Grant Anne Boleyn a royal pardon for the crimes she was wrongly accused of. Let her be re buried in Westminster Abbey with her daughter Elizabeth I. Grant her a royal funeral as she rightly deserved.” This follows […]

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 […]

Writing about the Tudors by Judith Arnopp

| March 3, 2015

Writing about the Tudors by Judith Arnopp

Thank you to historical novelist Judith Arnopp for stopping by The Anne Boleyn Files to share news of her latest book release and to tell us more about her writing. I loved Judith’s The Winchester Goose, so I’m looking forward to reading this one. Over to Judith… I’ve read about the Tudors since I was […]

A special Richard III issue of Tudor Life

| February 25, 2015

A special Richard III issue of Tudor Life

I can’t believe that it’s been six months since we launched the Tudor Society! I’m enjoying every minute of running it and it’s been heart-warming to have the support of so many Anne Boleyn Files followers, history bloggers, authors and historians. The Society has grown rapidly and is going from strength to strength. Thank you! […]

Update on Nidd Hall Portrait and 1534 Anne Boleyn Medal – The Press articles are not correct

| February 17, 2015

Update on Nidd Hall Portrait and 1534 Anne Boleyn Medal – The Press articles are not correct

I contacted the University of California yesterday regarding the news reports about how a facial recognition program had matched the 1534 Moost Happi Medal and the Nidd Hall portrait, and was very surprised to get an email back from Professor Conrad Rudolph of the Department of the History of Art, project director of FACES, who […]