Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – The Tudor Odd Couple

| July 11, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – The Tudor Odd Couple

Day 6 of the book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell sees author Beth von Staats sharing a guest article on the relationship between Thomas Cranmer and Thomas Cromwell over at Nerdalicious.com. Click here to head over to Nerdalicious now to read Beth’s excellent article and also to enter today’s giveaway – good luck! […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Claire interviews Beth von Staats

| July 10, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Claire interviews Beth von Staats

I’m honoured to play host to Beth von Staats, author of Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, today on day five of her book tour. Fancy winning a paperback copy of Beth’s book? Simply leave a comment below saying which of Beth’s answers you liked best and why. You need to comment by midnight (UK time) […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Four Fun Facts about Thomas Cranmer

| July 9, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Four Fun Facts about Thomas Cranmer

Do you want to know four fun facts about Thomas Cranmer and be in with a chance of winning Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell by Beth von Staats? Yes, of course you do! Then head over to Kyra Kramer’s blog right now for Beth’s guest article – click here. You need to be quick, the […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Book of Common Prayer

| July 8, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Book of Common Prayer

On the third day of her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, Beth von Staats is over at the Tudor Society sharing an article entitled Thomas Cranmer’s Everlasting Gift: The Book of Common Prayer. It’s a fascinating article about Cranmer’s work and how it “is a literary masterpiece” which had a major impact. […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Q&A with author Beth von Staats

| July 7, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Q&A with author Beth von Staats

Today, for day two of her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, Beth von Staats is over at the Fear and Loathing in Tudor England blog being ‘grilled’ – in the nicest possible way! – by Deb Hunter. Click here to head over there now to enter the book giveaway and to find […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn Family

| July 6, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn Family

Beth von Staats kicks off her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell over at Sarah Bryson’s blog Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History with a wonderful article on Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn family. Do head over there to enjoy the article and to enter the giveaway to be in with a chance […]

Happy Birthday Archbishop Cranmer!

| July 2, 2015

Happy Birthday Archbishop Cranmer!

Happy 526th birthday to His Grace Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was born on 2nd July 1489 in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire. You can read more about Cranmer in my article The Life of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and in the following articles: 21 March 1556 – The Burning of Archbishop Cranmer Thomas Cranmer Becomes Archbishop of […]

18 June 1546 – The Trial of Anne Askew

| June 18, 2015

18 June 1546 – The Trial of Anne Askew

On 18 June 1546, twenty-five year-old Anne Askew was arraigned at London’s Guildhall for heresy, along with Nicholas Shaxton, Nicholas White and John Hadlam (Adlams or Adams). They were all found guilty and condemned to death. Chronicler and Windsor Herald Charles Wriothesley recorded the results of the hearing: “The eigh tenth daie of June, 1546, […]