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The Third Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

| December 14, 2014

The Third Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

If you’ve read my previous two Sunday articles, you’ll know that I have been sharing readings from French Reformer Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples’ book “Epistres et Evangiles pour les cinquante et deux semaines de l’an”, or “Epistles and Gospels for the 52 Weeks of the Year”. Anne Boleyn owned an illuminated manuscript of Lefèvre’s work, a […]

The Second Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

| December 7, 2014

The Second Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

Following on from last Sunday’s post regarding Anne’s ownership of an illuminated manuscript of French Reformer Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples’ “Epistres et Evangiles pour les cinquante et deux semaines de l’an”, or “Epistles and Gospels for the 52 Weeks of the Year”, I wanted to share with you Lefèvre’s readings for the second Sunday of Advent, […]

The First Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

| November 30, 2014

The First Sunday of Advent – What Anne Boleyn would have read

Anne Boleyn owned an illuminated manuscript of French Reformer Jacques Lefèvre d’Étaples’ “Epistres et Evangiles pour les cinquante et deux semaines de l’an”, or “Epistles and Gospels for the 52 Weeks of the Year”. It was something that was precious to her, having been a gift from her brother George, something that he had actually […]

Why write about George Boleyn? – Guest Article by Clare Cherry

| August 21, 2014

Why write about George Boleyn? – Guest Article by Clare Cherry

A big thank you to my co-author Clare Cherry for sharing this article with us today. I loved working with Clare on George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat and we have plans to work together in the future as well, just need to find that spare time that people keep mentioning! Over to Clare… […]

Anne Boleyn’s Family Part One – The Boleyns

| July 24, 2014

Anne Boleyn’s Family Part One – The Boleyns

In the second part of my series on Anne Boleyn’s life, I want to take a look at her family and extended family. I’m going to give some brief bios of some of the people she was related to with links to where you can find out more about them. Apologies for some repetition from […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Final Day

| June 8, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Final Day

Today, Clare and I are popping over to Northern Ireland to visit Gareth Russell at his blog, Confessions of a Ci-Devant. It was postponed a day because Gareth was having computer problems yesterday – sorry! There, we share an article about George Boleyn’s execution and his scaffold speech. Thank you to Gareth for being such […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 10

| June 6, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 10

Today, Clare and I are dropping in to The Tudor Roses blog to talk about George Boleyn’s love of falconry. The Tudor Roses are very special to us as we had the pleasure of meeting Emma and Darren a couple of years ago. Thank you Emma and Darren for being such kind hosts today! This […]

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 9

| June 5, 2014

George Boleyn Virtual Book Tour and Giveaway – Day 9

Thank you so much to Lara from TudorHistory.org for hosting Clare and I on her blog today. Today, we talk about our favourite George Boleyn sources, the primary sources which really gave Clare and I an insight into George and his life. We hope you enjoy our article. This is yet another chance for you […]