July 20 – The death of Anne Boleyn’s former mistress, Queen Claude of France

| July 20, 2022

July 20 – The death of Anne Boleyn’s former mistress, Queen Claude of France

On this day in history, 20th July 1524, Claude of France, queen consort of Francis I, died at the age of just twenty-four at the Royal Chateau of Blois. She was temporarily laid to rest at Blois and then later moved to the Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis just outside Paris. Brantôme declared that Claude’s husband, […]

June 29 – The death of Henry Percy, Anne Boleyn’s former sweetheart

| June 29, 2022

June 29 – The death of Henry Percy, Anne Boleyn’s former sweetheart

On this day in Tudor history, 29th June 1537, Henry Algernon Percy, 6th Earl of Northumberland, died at around the age of thirty-five. It was just over a year after he’d collapsed at the trial of his former sweetheart, Queen Anne Boleyn, But who was Henry Percy and what happened between him and Anne? Find […]

Natalie Grueninger and Sarah Morris take us back in time

| February 21, 2022

Natalie Grueninger and Sarah Morris take us back in time

It’s only a week to go before my online event “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed England” kicks off and only 4 days until the doors close. Here are trailers for another of our wonderful talks, this time from Sarah and Natalie. REGISTER TODAY DOORS CLOSE 25th FEBRUARY Have you ever wanted to know more […]

Dr Estelle Paranque will be talking about Anne Boleyn’s tumultuous relationship with France

| February 19, 2022

Dr Estelle Paranque will be talking about Anne Boleyn’s tumultuous relationship with France

I can’t think of a better person to talk about Anne Boleyn’s relationship with France, which, of course started in 1514, than Dr Estelle Paranque. I’m so happy to have Estelle speaking at my 10-day Anne Boleyn event, “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed England” which starts soon. It’s not too late to sign up! […]

Trailer for Lauren Mackay’s talk on Thomas Boleyn and Anne Boleyn

| February 18, 2022

Trailer for Lauren Mackay’s talk on Thomas Boleyn and Anne Boleyn

One of my very favourite books on the Boleyns is Dr Lauren Mackay’s “Among the Wolves of Court”, a dual biography of Thomas Boleyn and George Boleyn, so I’m very excited to have Lauren as a speaker at my “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed England” online event. REGISTER TODAY DOORS CLOSE 25th FEBRUARY Here’s […]

Gareth Russell talks about Anne Boleyn’s long-neglected Irish ancestry

| February 17, 2022

Gareth Russell talks about Anne Boleyn’s long-neglected Irish ancestry

I am so very excited to have Gareth Russell talking at my online event, “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who Changed England”. Gareth is an excellent historian and a very gifted speaker – I could listen to him all day! Gareth’s talk is on Anne Boleyn’s Irish ancestry. For too long, Anne Boleyn’s aristocratic Irish ancestry […]

Introducing Dr Estelle Paranque, a person I could listen to all day!

| December 23, 2021

Introducing Dr Estelle Paranque, a person I could listen to all day!

Today’s featured speaker from the “Anne Boleyn, the Woman who changed England” online event is Dr Estelle Paranque, who many of you will recognise from the recent docudrama “The Boleyns: A Scandalous Family”. I loved her enthusiasm for her subject in that series and I really could listen to Estelle talking about Tudor history all […]

Introducing Speaker No. 4 – Natalie Grueninger, author, historian and podcaster

| December 21, 2021

Introducing Speaker No. 4 – Natalie Grueninger, author, historian and podcaster

“Anne Boleyn, the Woman who changed England” is a week of daily talks and live Q&A sessions with THE best Anne Boleyn experts where you’ll meet a very new Anne Boleyn and understand why she changed the course of English history. It’s taking place completely online, so you’ll be able to attend from the comfort […]