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 […]

A special Richard III issue of Tudor Life

| February 25, 2015

A special Richard III issue of Tudor Life

I can’t believe that it’s been six months since we launched the Tudor Society! I’m enjoying every minute of running it and it’s been heart-warming to have the support of so many Anne Boleyn Files followers, history bloggers, authors and historians. The Society has grown rapidly and is going from strength to strength. Thank you! […]

Update on Nidd Hall Portrait and 1534 Anne Boleyn Medal – The Press articles are not correct

| February 17, 2015

Update on Nidd Hall Portrait and 1534 Anne Boleyn Medal – The Press articles are not correct

I contacted the University of California yesterday regarding the news reports about how a facial recognition program had matched the 1534 Moost Happi Medal and the Nidd Hall portrait, and was very surprised to get an email back from Professor Conrad Rudolph of the Department of the History of Art, project director of FACES, who […]

Happy 6th Birthday to the Anne Boleyn Files, and Giveaway

| February 17, 2015

Happy 6th Birthday to the Anne Boleyn Files, and Giveaway

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? Yes, it most certainly does! I can’t quite believe that it’s been six years since I wrote my very first post on this website on 17 February 2009. My mission was “to expose the real Anne Boleyn”, or to get as close as I could to doing so, […]

February Tudor Life Magazine – Sneak Peek

| January 29, 2015

February Tudor Life Magazine – Sneak Peek

Time is flying and it’s already time for the February edition of Tudor Life, the Tudor Society’s monthly magazine. In this month’s Tudor Life, we have a special Lady Jane Grey section, to commemorate the anniversary of her execution, with articles from Elizabeth Fremantle, J Stephan Edwards, Tamise Hills and Susan Higginbotham. We also have […]

Happy New Year to all Anne Boleyn Files Visitors!

| January 1, 2015

Happy New Year to all Anne Boleyn Files Visitors!

I just wanted to wish you all a very Happy New Year! May 2015 bring you joy and many blessings. I’m having a day off today but you may be interested in reading New Year’s articles from previous years: Birth of Henry, Duke of Cornwall – New Year’s Day 1511 Anne of Cleves Meets Henry […]

Merry Christmas!

| December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas!

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, […]

Lady Karola and the Christmas Stranger – A Short Story by Robin Maxwell

| December 15, 2014

Lady Karola and the Christmas Stranger – A Short Story by Robin Maxwell

Robin Maxwell, author of The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn – which is a wonderful Anne Boleyn novel by the way – has recently published a children’s book called Augie Appleby’s Trouble in Toyland, which is the story of Santa Klaus being kidnapped on December 22nd and his glamorous wife, Karol, hiring junior detective Augie […]