Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies Plays Review by Marcia Wadham

| July 23, 2014

Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies Plays Review by Marcia Wadham

Thank you so much to Marcia Wadham for writing this wonderful review of the RSC’s adaptations of Hilary Mantel’s novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies… Hilary Mantel’s books are wonderfully brought to life in these stage plays from the RSC. It was hard to imagine how each book, with around 800 pages of […]

Tudor History Audio Book Bundle Special Offer

| July 16, 2014

Tudor History Audio Book Bundle Special Offer

To celebrate the release of Melanie Taylor’s historical novel The Truth of the Line as an audio book, MadeGlobal Publishing is running two special offers: The Truth of the Line Audio Book for just $6 A bundle of three audio books (The Truth of the Line by Melanie Taylor, The Anne Boleyn Collection by Claire […]

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition 2014 Results

| July 4, 2014

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition 2014 Results

Our judges have finally picked the winners of our Tudor Calendar Photography Competition 2014. We received 135 entries in total so it was hard work for the judges, but they managed to whittle the entries down to 62 after the first round of judging and then a final shortlist of 16. There were persuasive arguments […]

Monarch: Henry VIII DVD Competition

| July 4, 2014

Monarch: Henry VIII DVD Competition

To celebrate the release of the remastered version of his film Monarch, writer and director John Walsh is offering three copies of the DVD to three lucky Anne Boleyn Files followers. Here are more details about the film… Monarch is part fact, part fiction and unfolds around one night when the injured ruler arrives at […]

Thank you for your support with our sponsored run

| June 26, 2014

Thank you for your support with our sponsored run

Thank you so much to everyone who sponsored us for the 10km run we did on 7th June. We raised £489 (including Gift Aid) for the Sunshine Rehabilitation Centre in Kenya. The charity Rope sent us the following thank you letter, which I wanted to share with you, and also an update on the project […]

The Tradition of Trooping the Colour

| June 14, 2014

The Tradition of Trooping the Colour

16th June is the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II (her real birthday is 21st April) and it is marked by the traditional Trooping the Colour parade on Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, which takes place on the nearest Saturday (today). The parade is carried out by the Household Division (Foot Guards and Household Cavalry) […]

Sponsored 10km Run Completed – Phew!

| June 7, 2014

Sponsored 10km Run Completed – Phew!

Tim and I have just got back after completing our sponsored 10km run (and walking 8km back!). It went really well and was a personal best, being faster than our practice run last weekend. Our eldest son cycled alongside us at points to take some photos and our other two children, along with some friends […]

Anne Boleyn Files Zazzle Shop – Lots of Tudor goodies!

| June 6, 2014

Anne Boleyn Files Zazzle Shop – Lots of Tudor goodies!

Did you know that The Anne Boleyn Files has a Zazzle shop? Well, we do! At our Zazzle shop, you can buy mugs, t-shirts, mousemats, iPad covers etc. featuring images of Anne Boleyn, the sword and B necklace image from The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown, and the cartoon Henry VIII and his six […]