Grab a medieval mystery book for free!

| March 17, 2017

I know many of you enjoy medieval mysteries so I thought I’d let you know about this free book from author and historian Toni Mount. Toni is gearing up for the release of her third Sebastian Foxley medieval mystery novel on 22nd March and as part of the celebrations, her first Seb Foxley book The […]

A special anniversary – The Anne Boleyn Collection

| March 13, 2017

A special anniversary – The Anne Boleyn Collection

Facebook memories are a mixed blessing, aren’t they? Sometimes they’re poignant, sometimes they’re funny, sometimes they’re downright depressing, and sometimes they make you pause and think about how far you’ve come. Today, my Facebook memory was a post I’d written here on the Anne Boleyn Files on 13th March 2012 and shared on Facebook, its […]

In the Footsteps of Jane Boleyn

| February 13, 2017

In the Footsteps of Jane Boleyn

To commemorate the anniversary of the execution of Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford, along with Queen Catherine Howard, and to celebrate the release of her latest novel, The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn, we have a guest article from the lovely Adrienne Dillard today. Welcome to the Anne Boleyn Files, Adrienne, it’s a real […]

The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn available for pre-order

| February 7, 2017

The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn available for pre-order

Congratulations to my dear friend and fellow MadeGlobal Publishing author, Adrienne Dillard, on her forthcoming novel, The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn. As someone who spends most days researching or writing about the Boleyns, I am keen to read this novel, particularly as I know how meticulously Adrienne has researched it. A fresh […]

Anne Boleyn: The news on the street

| February 3, 2017

Anne Boleyn: The news on the street

Today I am happy to welcome Lissa Chapman, author a new book, Anne Boleyn in London, to the Anne Boleyn Files with a guest article. A big thank you to Lissa! Anne Boleyn is one of the historical figures whose images are instantly recognisable and whose reputations are remade for each generation. Along with a […]

New history books on queens and queenship

| January 16, 2017

As if we haven’t already got enough on our “to read lists, 2016 ended and 2017 began with the releases of more books that look as if they are must-reads for anyone interested in the lives of medieval and Tudor queens. I suppose there are worse ways to ‘go’ than being drowned by books! Huge […]

Let’s celebrate #HistoryBooksByWomen

| November 28, 2016

Yesterday, historian Amy Licence shared the following on her Facebook page: “So, the papers have published their lists of “History Book of the Year” and the Telegraph has 19 out of 21, the Independent has 8 out of 10 and the Times 8 out of 9 written by men.” When I consider the Tudor history […]

Imagining the Butterflies of the Alhambra – Wendy J. Dunn

| November 28, 2016

Imagining the Butterflies of the Alhambra – Wendy J. Dunn

A big welcome to historical novelist Wendy J. Dunn who is joining us today on the first stop of her book tour for Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, Book 1 in Katherine of Aragon Story. It’s a wonderful book. MadeGlobal Publishing is offering a paperback copy to one lucky Anne Boleyn Files follower. […]