Why I love history…

| May 19, 2016

Why I love history…

In this short video I share why I love history, which, of course I do! To be in with a chance of winning The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown audio book, head over to www.madeglobal.com/3192/claire-ridgway-love-history/ and follow the instructions there.

The Anne Boleyn Files is 7 years old today!

| February 17, 2016

The Anne Boleyn Files is 7 years old today!

I can’t quite believe that it’s been seven years since I wrote my very first blog post on The Anne Boleyn Files. It’s been quite a journey. I’ve gone from being someone who had Tudor history as a hobby to writing about Tudor history full-time. From blogger to writer, from feeling alone in my Tudor […]

Tudor Places of Great Britain – New Book!

| November 3, 2015

Tudor Places of Great Britain – New Book!

I’m really excited today because my latest book, Tudor Places of Great Britain has just gone live on Amazon Kindle – yay! The paperback edition is coming soon and I will post on here as soon as it’s available, but the Kindle book is available right now. I’m really pleased with how it’s come out. […]

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, […]

Illustrated Kings and Queens of England Out Now!

| November 24, 2014

Illustrated Kings and Queens of England Out Now!

It’s an exciting day for me today because my latest book, Illustrated Kings and Queens of England, has just been released on Kindle. For those of you who don’t like ebooks, it is also being released as a hardback coffee-table style book and should be out in the next couple of weeks – watch this […]

Sponsored 10km Run Completed – Phew!

| June 7, 2014

Sponsored 10km Run Completed – Phew!

Tim and I have just got back after completing our sponsored 10km run (and walking 8km back!). It went really well and was a personal best, being faster than our practice run last weekend. Our eldest son cycled alongside us at points to take some photos and our other two children, along with some friends […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway- Day 1

| May 26, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway- Day 1

Thank you so much to the lovely Sarah for hosting Clare and I on her blog Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History – I just wish that we were really visiting her in Australia! At today’s stop, Clare and I talk about what the primary sources say about George Boleyn’s appearance and personality. Please do […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour 26 May-7 June 2014

| May 23, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour 26 May-7 June 2014

To celebrate the publication of our book George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat, Clare Cherry and I are embarking on a virtual book tour which will see us visiting 11 different historical blogs. At each stop, we will be giving away a copy of our book, as well as sharing an article or Q&A […]