Conor Byrne’s Katherine Howard Blog Tour and Giveaways

| October 24, 2014

Conor Byrne’s Katherine Howard Blog Tour and Giveaways

Just to let you know that Conor Byrne, author of Katherine Howard: A New History, is doing a virtual book tour next week and stopping at five different blogs to share guest articles and interviews. Here is the schedule: Monday 27th October – Here at The Anne Boleyn Files – Guest article on Katherine the […]

Catch Gareth Russell talking about Jane Seymour!

| October 14, 2014

Catch Gareth Russell talking about Jane Seymour!

Historian Gareth Russell, who is also the author of the The Emperors: How Europe’s Greatest Rulers Were Destroyed by World War I and upcoming books A History of the English Monarchy: From Boadicea to Elizabeth I and An Illustrated Introduction to The Tudors, is giving Tudor Society members a treat this month with his talk […]

2015 Tudor Places Calendar

| October 14, 2014

2015 Tudor Places Calendar

I can’t believe that I’m already mentioning Christmas but then there are only 10 weeks until Christmas and I know some of you very organised people are already doing your Christmas shopping. I’d just like to give our 2015 Tudor Places Calendar a little shout-out as I know it will be a great present for […]

Name the Kittens Competition Results

| September 15, 2014

Name the Kittens Competition Results

Thank you to all those who entered the Name the Kittens competition. Christian, Verity and Joel could not believe how many names you came up with and it made the judging very tricky. After going through the list a few times, the two names they agreed upon were Majesty and Portia, so congratulations to Esther, […]

The Tudor Society Update

| September 12, 2014

The Tudor Society Update

I just wanted to give an update on my new project The Tudor Society for those of you interested in joining. It’s less than two weeks since I set it up, but it already has a couple of hundred members and lots of exciting content for members to enjoy. The first edition of Tudor Life, […]

Fun Competition – Name the Kittens

| September 9, 2014

Fun Competition – Name the Kittens

I hope this little competition injects some fun into your week. We are picking up two kittens at the weekend and we thought it would be fun to ask Anne Boleyn Files visitors for Tudor style name suggestions for them. Here are photos of two of the litter – there are two tabby style ones […]

Sweating Sickness in a Nutshell

| September 9, 2014

Sweating Sickness in a Nutshell

Just a quick post to alert you to the publication of my new book, which is a short book on that Tudor mystery disease, sweating sickness. Here are all the details: MadeGlobal’s History in a Nutshell Series aims to give readers a good grounding in a historical topic in a concise, easily digestible and accessible […]

The all-new Tudor Society Launches Today

| September 8, 2014

The all-new Tudor Society Launches Today

I’ve been busy over the past month or so organising a brand-new venture called The Tudor Society and I am excited that it has gone live to the public today – phew! I love running The Anne Boleyn Files, it’s become a wonderful community of history lovers, but I wanted to branch out and offer […]