Share your Anne Boleyn recommendations

| August 21, 2017

I want to create a list of Anne Boleyn Files followers’ recommendations of books, TV series and movies on Anne Boleyn. It’s always great to share recommendations, at the risk of adding to my very long “to read” and “to watch” lists! Anyway, to share your recommendations and to help me create this list, please […]

Researching Anne Boleyn for “Falcon’s Rise” by Natalia Richards

| May 24, 2017

Thank you to author Natalia Richards for sharing this guest article with us today. Natalia is author of Falcon’s Rise: The Early Years of Anne Boleyn, a novel focusing on Anne Boleyn’s very early life and her time at the court of Margaret of Austria. It is clear from this guest article just how much […]

How to catch up on Anne Boleyn Day 2017

| May 21, 2017

How to catch up on Anne Boleyn Day 2017

Friday was a busy day for us here at the Anne Boleyn Files as it was our annual Anne Boleyn Day. I like to pay tribute to the life of Queen Anne Boleyn on the anniversary of her execution by bringing us all together with special events like videos, articles and giveaways. This year, I […]

Adrienne Dillard reads an extract from The Raven’s Widow

| May 19, 2017

Adrienne Dillard reads an extract from The Raven’s Widow

As part of our commemoration of the anniversary of Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution on this day in 1536, historical novelist Adrienne Dillard has kindly shared this extract from her best-selling novel The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn. Thank you so much to Adrienne for taking the time to read this to us, she’s […]

The Turbulent Crown: Anne Boleyn’s execution

| May 19, 2017

The Turbulent Crown: Anne Boleyn’s execution

As part of Anne Boleyn Day 2017, our commemoration of Anne Boleyn’s execution on this day in 1536, art historian and author Roland Hui is sharing an excerpt from his book The Turbulent Crown: The Story of the Tudor Queens about Anne’s execution. Roland’s publisher, MadeGlobal Publishing, is doing a special giveaway of two hand-painted […]

Tudor storytime with Catherine Brooks

| May 19, 2017

Tudor storytime with Catherine Brooks

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Yes, today as a special treat for Anne Boleyn Day 2017, we have a storytime video. MadeGlobal Publishing’s Catherine Brooks reads Alan Wybrow’s lovely children’s book Tudor Tales: William at Hampton Court. It’s a beautifully illustrated book and I love the story. Catherine does a wonderful job at […]

Wendy J Dunn reads from The Light in the Labyrinth

| May 19, 2017

Wendy J Dunn reads from The Light in the Labyrinth

Author Wendy J Dunn reads a chapter from her historical novel The Light in the Labyrinth to us as part of Anne Boleyn Day 2017. It is a wonderful novel telling of Anne Boleyn’s last days through the eyes of her niece. Would you like to win a copy of Wendy’s book? Simply leave a […]

From the Lady in the Tower – An intriguing postscript

| May 6, 2017

From the Lady in the Tower – An intriguing postscript

Thank you to Sandra Vasoli, author of Anne Boleyn’s Letter from the Tower: A New Assessment, for sharing some of her research with us today, the anniversary of the date of the letter headed “To the King from the Lady in the Tower”, 6th May 1536. Over to Sandi… There are many perplexing questions which […]