Henry VIII and His Six Wives event open for registration

| January 30, 2023

Henry VIII and His Six Wives event open for registration

I’ve just finished my Discovering Mary I event, which was fabulous. We all had such fun with the chats and zoom calls and feel that we’ve come away with a new understanding of Mary. A big thank you to all the historians and participants who made it such a wonderful event. I’ve been promising a […]

Hurry! Register before the end of 31 December!

| December 30, 2022

Hurry! Register before the end of 31 December!

Just a reminder that you need to register for my online Discovering Mary I event before end of 31st December 2022 to join the live zoom video debate with me and Dr Johanna Strong. Johanna’s PhD thesis is about how Mary I’s legacy and reputation were posthumously created, and she believes that Mary deserves to […]

Day 24 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

| December 24, 2022

Day 24 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

It’s Christmas Eve and that means it’s time for the very last treat from the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar 2022. I do hope you have enjoyed all the contributions and I just want to take this opportunity to thank all the historians, authors, bloggers and artists involved for being so giving of their time […]

Last minute gifts for Tudor history lovers

| December 23, 2022

Last minute gifts for Tudor history lovers

If you’ve left gift-buying to the last minute for the Tudor history lover in your life, or you want to treat yourself to something Tudor-y, then I have a few ideas for you: An online history course from MedievalCourses.com – For Tudor history lovers, courses include “The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots”, “The Life […]

Day 23 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

| December 23, 2022

Day 23 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

Today we have our penultimate Tudor treat from the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar. Thank you to Brigitte Webster for sharing such a lovely Tudor-y and Christmassy contribution with us. You’ll love it. You can enjoy today’s Tudor treat by clicking here, or on the image in this post, or on the website header. You […]

Day 22 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

| December 22, 2022

Day 22 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

We still have a few Tudor treats left to enjoy on the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar and today’s is an Anne Boleyn-related treat from Kate McCaffrey, assistant curator at Hever Castle, the Boleyn family home. You can enjoy today’s Tudor treat by clicking here, or on the image in this post, or on the […]

Day 21 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

| December 21, 2022

Day 21 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

It’s another day so time for another Tudor treat from the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar! Our treat today is from Phil Downing, manager of Harvington Hall, a historic property with so many secrets. A big thank you to Phil for his contribution. You can enjoy today’s Tudor treat by clicking here, or on the […]

Day 20 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

| December 20, 2022

Day 20 of the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar

It’s 20th December and that means it’s time for the twentieth Tudor treat from the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar. Today, historian, author and podcaster Natalie Grueninger joins us to share an excerpt from her latest book (a wonderful read!), “The Final Year of Anne Boleyn” – thank you, Natalie! You can enjoy today’s Tudor […]

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