Claire and Owen talk about their talk and book today on BBC Radio Kent

| July 17, 2021

Just a quick post to let you know that at 12.20 UK time, Dr Owen Emmerson and I will be talking to Natalie Eacersall on BBC Radio Kent about our book “The Boleyns of Hever Castle” and our talk and book signing at Hever on 1st August. We are so very excited and I hope […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

| June 25, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

Owen and I have had so many comments and messages regarding our forthcoming book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, and it’s been so encouraging and truly heartwarming to know that there are so many people eager to read it. I have good news for those wanting to order our book. Although it isn’t released until […]

‘Vegetius’ – How to win a Medieval War by Toni Mount

| June 18, 2021

‘Vegetius’ – How to win a Medieval War by Toni Mount

Thank you to author and historian Toni Mount for visiting the Anne Boleyn Files as part of the celebrations for her forthcoming book How to Survive in Medieval England. Over to Toni… My new book, How to Survive in Medieval England, published by Pen & Sword, is a guide to travelling in history: what to […]

Remembering Anne: New Evidence from Anne Boleyn’s Printed Book of Hours by Kate McCaffrey

| May 28, 2021

Remembering Anne: New Evidence from Anne Boleyn’s Printed Book of Hours by Kate McCaffrey

You may have seen Kate McCaffrey on the news discussing her research and the new inscriptions she discovered in one Anne Boleyn’s Books of Hours. Kate kindly offered to do a couple of guest articles for me, one for us here at the Anne Boleyn Files and one for the Tudor Society website. Do follow […]

Coming soon – The Boleyns of Hever Castle – New book!

| May 19, 2021

Coming soon – The Boleyns of Hever Castle – New book!

Dr Owen Emmerson and I are excited to announce the release date of our forthcoming book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle! It has been a wonderful project to work on together and we are thrilled with the resulting book, which will be released as a coffee-table style book and e-book on 1st August 2021. Find […]

The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn now available as an audio book!

| April 30, 2021

The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn now available as an audio book!

Congratulations to my friend and fellow MadeGlobal Publishing author, Adrienne Dillard, on the release of her best-selling novel, The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn, as an audio book. It’s a fantastic read, and I particularly love this fresh take (and more historically accurate take!) on Jane. The book is also available as a […]

Anne Boleyn books – My top picks

| March 29, 2021

Anne Boleyn books – My top picks

Last week, on the Elizabeth Files, I shared my top picks for Elizabeth I books, fiction and non-fiction, so I thought I’d do the same here for Anne Boleyn books. The non-fiction books are books that I’ve found useful and accurate, and the novels are ones that I’ve simply enjoyed as escapism, and are not […]

Thomas Cromwell, Cardinal Wolsey and Wolf Hall

| March 17, 2021

Thomas Cromwell, Cardinal Wolsey and Wolf Hall

Here is the latest video in my series answering questions from viewers of the Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society YouTube Channel. Thank you so much to Emilie and super cute Nathaniel the dog for asking about the real relationship between Thomas Cromwell and his master, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. Were the two men as close […]