July Tudor Life Magazine Out Now!

| June 29, 2015

July Tudor Life Magazine Out Now!

Tudor Life, the monthly magazine of our sister site The Tudor Society, is out now and this month’s theme is “vulnerability”. Articles include: Amy Licence – Cushions and Tabernacles: What Thomas Cromwell left behind. Laura McCosker – Butchery or Business? The Guild of the Barber Surgeons of Dublin, 1446 Conor Byrne – Childbearing Women in […]

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition

| June 25, 2015

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition

In the autumn, we will be launching our 2016 Anne Boleyn Files calendar. Each month will feature a Tudor-themed photograph and this is where you come in, you can be a part of our calendar! Do you fancy your photo being on a calendar on people’s walls around the world? Then enter our competition! Calendar […]

32 Londoners: Anne Boleyn commemorated on the London Eye – 11 June

| June 1, 2015

32 Londoners: Anne Boleyn commemorated on the London Eye – 11 June

One of the curators behind 32 Londoners of the London Eye has contacted to let me know that Anne Boleyn has been chosen as one of their iconic 32 Londoners in 2015. Historian Tracy Borman, who is also Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, will be talking about Anne Boleyn on 11th June and pointing […]

Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn out today on Kindle and in paperback

| May 19, 2015

Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn out today on Kindle and in paperback

Hunter S. Jones’ wonderful book Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn is out today in kindle and paperback formats. Here is the blurb: The last hour of Anne Boleyn’s life… Court intrigue, revenge and all the secrets of the last hour are revealed as one queen falls and another rises to take her place […]

Anne Boleyn and the Tower of London by Roland Hui

| May 18, 2015

Anne Boleyn and the Tower of London by Roland Hui

As we’re focusing on Anne Boleyn’s imprisonment and execution at the moment, I thought you’d all be interested in an article from our 57 page special on Anne Boleyn from May’s Tudor Life magazine, the monthly magazine of The Tudor Society. The article is by art historian and artist Roland Hui and is a fascinating […]

Tudor Medicine and Magic by Hunter S. Jones

| May 13, 2015

Tudor Medicine and Magic by Hunter S. Jones

A big welcome to Hunter S. Jones who is celebrating the forthcoming launch of her novel Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn by visiting is today with a guest article on Tudor medicine and magic. Over to Hunter… The medical arts were vastly different in the Tudor era than they are today. There was […]

The Real Wolf Hall – The Cromwell Family in Wolf Hall: Gregory Cromwell

| May 11, 2015

The Real Wolf Hall – The Cromwell Family in Wolf Hall: Gregory Cromwell

Our ‘Real Wolf Hall’ series of articles continues today with a wonderful article by Teri Fitzgerald on Gregory Cromwell, son of Thomas Cromwell. Make sure you read Teri’s article on Cromwell’s family from last week too – click here. Gregory Cromwell (played by Tom Holland in Wolf Hall), was born to Thomas Cromwell, a successful […]

Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn by Hunter S. Jones

| May 7, 2015

Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn by Hunter S. Jones

Hunter S. Jones’s book Phoenix Rising: A Novel of Anne Boleyn is now available for pre-order on Kindle with a release date of 19th May 2015, the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution. The paperback will be available on 19th May. I read an advanced copy of it and loved it. I described it as “compelling, […]