Happy Birthday to the Anne Boleyn Files and thank you!

| February 17, 2017

Dear Anne Boleyn Files follower, I can’t quite believe that it’s been 8 years since I wrote my very first post here on the Anne Boleyn Files blog! What a journey it’s been! It’s been a wonderful eight years and I’ve made so many friends on the way. I’ve also gone from amateur blogger to […]

The Anne Boleyn Files has gone SSL Secure

| February 17, 2017

The Anne Boleyn Files has gone SSL Secure

Just a quick post for all of our wonderful site visitors with an announcement about TheAnneBoleynFiles website … you may have noticed that we have just gone “Secure”. What do you need to know about a secure SSL site? SSL, or Secure Sockets Layer, is a standard security technology used to establish a secure, encrypted […]

Two weeks until The Life of Anne Boleyn course launches

| January 16, 2017

Two weeks until The Life of Anne Boleyn course launches

And now for a shameless plug – it is my blog after all! My new online course “The Life of Anne Boleyn” launches on 30th January, in just two weeks! I’ve been a bit quiet recently on this blog and social media because I’ve been busy recording the video lessons for the course. It’s quite […]

Henry VIII tapestry found? No

| December 30, 2016

Thank you so much to Jena Gonzalez for sharing this news with me. It has been reported that a long-lost tapestry thought to have been owned by King Henry VIII has been found in a New York rug shop by historian Mary Beard. Here are links to news articles and photos of the find: Long-lost […]

Merry Christmas!

| December 24, 2016

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Joyeux Noël! Buon Natale!Frohe Weihnachten!圣诞快乐 Nadolig Llawen! I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas! Have a wonderful festive season. You can see my Christmas message video on the Advent Calendar – click here – and you can read all about Tudor […]

Claire talks about “The Life of Anne Boleyn” online course

| December 20, 2016

Claire talks about “The Life of Anne Boleyn” online course

Here I am talking about the online course I have written and presented for MedievalCourses.com. The course is completely online and consists of video lessons with audio files and transcripts. It is open internationally and has no set start date or finishing date. Do let me know if you have any questions abut the course […]

Remember the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar!

| December 14, 2016

Just a reminder to check the Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar on a daily basis – click here to go to it right now. There are all kinds of treats for you to enjoy – videos, games, music, guest articles and goodies from authors and historians, recipes, information on Christmas in medieval and Tudor times… […]

Anne Boleyn Files Advent Calendar 2016

| December 1, 2016

Time flies when you’re having fun! It only seems like yesterday that I was organising last year’s calendar, and here I am posting about the 2016 one. Yes, it’s that time of year again and this year I have help with the Advent Calendar. Some of my author friends are giving me videos, book extracts and […]