Anne Boleyn Files Birthday Competition

| February 2, 2011

Anne Boleyn Files Birthday Competition

On the 17th February 2011 The Anne Boleyn Files celebrates its 2nd birthday and I also have a special birthday this month, so I thought it would be good to celebrate these wonderful milestones with an article competition. I would like you to write an article on the following question: “Did the life and death […]

The Tudors Costumes on Display for Mary Rose 500 Appeal

| January 19, 2011

The Tudors Costumes on Display for Mary Rose 500 Appeal

Here at The Anne Boleyn Files, we have been supporting the Mary Rose 500 Appeal, an appeal to raise funds for the new Mary Rose museum project. As part of the fundraising, the Mary Rose museum has been having a series of events and their latest event is an exhibition of some of the costumes […]

Halloween Competition 2010!

| October 5, 2010

Halloween Competition 2010!

Many of you have been asking whether we are going to do a Halloween competition and the answer is yes! Many of you go to such an effort with your Halloween costumes that I want to applaud your effort with this competition. It’s also my way of saying thank you to those of you who […]

Gold-plated A Necklace Coming Soon and Halloween Ideas

| August 16, 2010

Gold-plated A Necklace Coming Soon and Halloween Ideas

Just a quick post to let you know that Steve has made an “A” mould so that he can now start casting Anne Boleyn A Necklaces, just like the one that Anne is said to have owned and passed on to her daughter Elizabeth. Yay! When I stood in front of the “Family of Henry […]

George Boleyn the Poet

| July 27, 2010

George Boleyn the Poet

As part of my series on the Boleyn family, I wanted to consider George Boleyn and avenge the myth that he was nothing but a gambler, womaniser and libertine. The George Boleyn I have come to know and love through my research and that of my friend, Clare Cherry, was not the George we meet […]

The Death of Anne of Cleves

| July 16, 2010

The Death of Anne of Cleves

On this day in history, the 16th July 1557 (some sources say the 15th), Henry VIII’s fourth wife, Anne of Cleves died at her home, Chelsea Old Manor, the former home of Catherine Parr. She was only 41 but she was the last surviving wife of Henry VIII and had survived marriage to the King […]

Women’s Dress at the Court of King Henry VIII

| July 9, 2010

Women’s Dress at the Court of King Henry VIII

Bess Chilver, a costumer and Tudor dress expert, spoke to us about Tudor clothes on our recent Anne Boleyn Experience Tour and now she has written an excellent article on women’s dress at the court of King Henry VIII. Here is an extract of it and you can read the full article at our “Tudor […]

Day Four Experience Photos

| May 21, 2010

Day Four Experience Photos

Here are the day four photos… http://www.flickr.com/photos/theanneboleynfiles/sets/72157623980929217/ We’re just about to go for a stroll around the Hever estate before having our final breakfast here. What an Experience!