Falling Pomegranate Seeds – A Katherine of Aragon novel is available now!

| August 20, 2016

Falling Pomegranate Seeds – A Katherine of Aragon novel is available now!

I know many of you will join me in congratulating historical novelist Wendy J. Dunn on the release today of her book Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, which is Book 1 in the Katherine of Aragon story. Wendy is someone I’ve got to know through running the Anne Boleyn Files and she is […]

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition – Send me your photos soon!

| August 15, 2016

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition – Send me your photos soon!

As the closing date of our Tudor Calendar Photography Competition is 1st September, I thought I’d repost the information and rules. Hopefully, lots of you will have had the chance to take photos of historic places or at Renaissance faires over the summer. In the early autumn, we will be launching our 2017 Anne Boleyn […]

Warrior Kings of England: The Story of the Plantagenet Dynasty – New history course

| August 1, 2016

Warrior Kings of England: The Story of the Plantagenet Dynasty – New history course

As I’m the narrator of this online history course from historian and author Toni Mount, I just wanted to let you know that Warrior Kings of England: The Story of the Plantagenet Dynasty has launched today on MedievalCourses.com at a special price of $49 (usually $99). This new 24 unit course (plus introduction) is completely […]

Tudor Life Edward VI Special

| June 27, 2016

Tudor Life Edward VI Special

This month’s Tudor Life, the Tudor Society magazine, is commemorating the anniversary of the death of Edward VI on 6th July with an Edward VI special. The “boy king” is often overlooked so I’m really pleased that editor Gareth Russell chose to highlight him and his reign in the magazine. It’s choc-a-block with fascinating insights. […]

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition – Get snapping!

| June 27, 2016

Tudor Calendar Photography Competition – Get snapping!

In the early autumn, we will be launching our 2017 Anne Boleyn Files calendar. As usual, each month will feature a Tudor-themed photograph taken by an Anne Boleyn Files follower. Fancy being a part of it? Enter the competition then! Calendar Competition Rules and Information The subject of your photo must have a Tudor theme […]

Whitehall Palace in a Nutshell – New Book!

| June 3, 2016

Whitehall Palace in a Nutshell – New Book!

Congratulations to my fellow MadeGlobal author Philip Roberts on the release of his first book, Whitehall Palace in a Nutshell! I wish him lots of success with this great little book. Whitehall Palace was, of course, the building that Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn renovated together and was the setting of their marriage and also […]

Thank you!

| May 20, 2016

Thank you!

I just wanted to take the time to say a big thank you to all Anne Boleyn Files followers for your support and encouragement yesterday on Anne Boleyn Day 2016. It was a manic day, but it was brilliant, and I hope that you all thought it was a fitting tribute to Queen Anne Boleyn. […]

Jane Moulder on why she loves history

| May 19, 2016

Jane Moulder on why she loves history

Renaissance music expert and musician Jane Moulder shares why she loves history.