Save Port Meadow by Diarmaid MacCulloch

| April 14, 2015

Save Port Meadow by Diarmaid MacCulloch

As someone who used to live near Oxford and who fell in love with the “city of dreaming spires”, I was shocked to hear how the building of student accommodation by Oxford University had destroyed one of the well-known views of the city. I know this is not about Tudor history, but it is about […]

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

| April 10, 2015

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

Gareth Russell’s latest book A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I, which was published in paperback on 24 March, is now available on Kindle. Congratulations to Gareth on his book’s release. Here is more information on the book… In A History of the English Monarchy, historian Gareth Russell traces the story […]

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 […]