The Joust – A Tudor Spoof

| December 16, 2011

The Joust – A Tudor Spoof

Our anonymous Tudor spoof writer is back again and I think this is perfect for a Friday – enjoy! Henry stood resplendant in full body armour. He looked every inch the King he had been in his youth, plus some extra inches for good measure (about thirty, mainly around the waist). His horse eyed him […]

The Last Supper – A Tudor Spoof

| November 16, 2011

The Last Supper – A Tudor Spoof

Please read “What If? – A Tudor Spoof” first. Henry sat with his leg wrapped up in bandages staring moodily at his court as they laughed, danced and stuffed their faces with his food. He idly wondered which one of them he could behead next, because that always brightened up a dull Sunday afternoon. His […]

What If? – A Tudor Spoof

| November 16, 2011

What If? – A Tudor Spoof

Our anonymous spoof writer has been rather busy… 19th May 1536 Anne tapped nervously on the lid of her arrow chest. She heard a creaking followed by a loud crack, and was relieved to see her brother with a crowbar in his hand and a broad grin on his face. “Good grief Anne it’s amazing […]

The Fight – A Tudor Spoof

| November 11, 2011

The Fight – A Tudor Spoof

Our anonymous spoof writer has just sent me this spoof after being inspired by some of the Team Anne Boleyn versus Team Catherine of Aragon stuff that has been going on online recently. It is a bizarre world and I find it staggering that these Tudor queens are often used as an excuse for aggression […]

The Infamous Lady Rochford – A Tudor Spoof

| October 28, 2011

The Infamous Lady Rochford – A Tudor Spoof

Our anonymous Tudor spoof writer is back with a vengeance, being inspired by how the likes of Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir see Lady Jane Rochford, wife of George Boleyn – enjoy! Jane Rochford had already popped back to court since 1536, that time to see if she could successfully murder Jane Seymour and make […]

An Homage to Historical Fiction – A Boleyn Spoof

| March 25, 2011

An Homage to Historical Fiction – A Boleyn Spoof

As we have been discussing representations of Anne Boleyn and also discussing historical fiction recently, one Anne Boleyn Files visitor wrote the following spoof featuring Anne and her brother, George, and poking fun at some of what has been written about them or seen on TV. Please share your thoughts on it. A Boleyn Spoof […]

A Tudor Spoof

| September 16, 2010

A Tudor Spoof

For anyone who has got that Friday feeling a day early (like I have!) then here is a Tudor spoof to bring a smile to your face. It’s by Tamar Heller and is based on an Anne Boleyn novel, starring the French executioner. Enjoy! Scene: The sort of meeting room, slightly dusty and scattered with […]