Tudor Caricature Competition

| September 7, 2021

Tudor Caricature Competition

To celebrate the release today of Joseph Stephen’s The Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain Colouring Book, MadeGlobalPublishing are running a special competition. All the details are below. Good luck! By the way, if you want to buy a copy of the book, you can find out more and order it at getbook.at/kqcolouring

Interview with Joseph Stephen, illustrator and author of The Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain Colouring Book

| August 31, 2021

Interview with Joseph Stephen, illustrator and author of The Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain Colouring Book

A big welcome to artist Joseph Stephen to the Anne Boleyn Files today and huge congratulations to him on his debut book, The Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain Colouring Book, which he has written and illustrated. It comes out on 7th September. I thought I’d interview Joe to find out more about […]

Signed bookplates for The Boleyns of Hever Castle

| August 30, 2021

Signed bookplates for The Boleyns of Hever Castle

I’ve been receiving lots of emails, comments and messages regarding getting hold signed editions of The Boleyns of Hever Castle. Well, you can buy copies signed by Owen from the Hever Castle online shop – see click here, but unfortunately I’m not in the UK to sign any more books there. However, Owen and I […]

New kings and queens colouring book available to pre-order!

| August 19, 2021

New kings and queens colouring book available to pre-order!

If you enjoy colouring books, and you like to combine your loves of history and colouring, you may well be interested in this new colouring books from illustrator and author Joseph Stephen. It’s called The Kings and Queens of England and Great Britain Colouring Book and covers the kings and queens from William the Conqueror […]

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family – Find out more about the Boleyns

| August 18, 2021

The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family – Find out more about the Boleyns

Episode 1 of BBC Two’s new three-part series on the Boleyn family – The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family – aired on Friday 13th August, and episodes 2 and 3 have already been released on BBC iPlayer. It is a wonderful series and well worth watching because it introduces a very different Boleyn family. Gone are […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

| August 7, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

Last Saturday, Dr Owen Emmerson and I had the great pleasure of spending the day with Sarah Morris of the Tudor Travel Guide (and the Tudor History and Travel Show), and her partner, Chris, at Hever Castle. We had a wonderful time being interviewed about our new book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, chatting over […]

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

| July 17, 2021

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

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 […]