How Prince William and Prince Harry descend from Mary Boleyn

How Prince William and Prince Harry descend from Mary Boleyn

Yesterday, on Facebook, I shared the news that Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife, Meghan, are expecting their first child. I shared it saying that “the Boleyn bloodline continues” and I just wanted to write this article to explain this in more detail as I received lots of questions yesterday. If you’ve been […]

What is Claire looking forward to in next year’s Anne Boleyn Experience?

What is Claire looking forward to in next year’s Anne Boleyn Experience?

As I said in a previous post, I’m counting the days to the next Anne Boleyn Experience tour – 213 days as I write this! I’m already excited. I just love it. Tim asked me what exactly it is that I’m so excited about, what is it that I’m looking forward to? Well, lots of […]

Claire’s very best memories of the Anne Boleyn Experience

Claire’s very best memories of the Anne Boleyn Experience

Tim asked me what my very best memories of the Anne Boleyn Experience tour are, so I had a think and then made this video. As you can see, I have rather a lot of ‘very best memories’ from the tours I’ve led with Tim and the tour I led with Philippa this year, and […]

The magic of Hever Castle

The magic of Hever Castle

I’ve been fortunate to have visited Hever Castle on a number of occasions and to have stayed there several times and I can hand-on-heart say that there is something truly magical about it. I don’t know what it is – and I don’t believe that I’m Anne Boleyn reincarnated or anything – but Hever just […]

The Anne Boleyn Files Tudor Calendar 2019 is available now!

The Anne Boleyn Files Tudor Calendar 2019 is available now!

Enjoy the winning photos from our annual Anne Boleyn Files calendar competition in the stunning 2019 wall calendar which is available now. This unique calendar contains beautiful full-colour photos of Thornbury Castle and its grounds, Burghley House, Little Moreton Hall, Ewhurst Place, Hampton Court Palace, Layer Marney Tower, Acton Court, Dorney Court, Carew Castle and […]

Can I answer your questions on Anne Boleyn and the Boleyns?

Can I answer your questions on Anne Boleyn and the Boleyns?

There are quite literally thousands of posts here on the Anne Boleyn Files blog about Anne Boleyn, the Boleyn family and the period in which they lived, and these can be found and read by using the “Categories” section in the left-hand side menu bar or by using the Google Search box in the right-hand […]

No other words for it: Tudor bliss!

No other words for it: Tudor bliss!

I know that many of you have enjoyed living vicariously through me via my daily diary entries for the Discover the Tudors tour, so I thought I’d share some of my highlights in this video that I did for the Tudor Society this week. I truly am blessed that I get to visit such wonderful […]

Day 8 of the Discover the Tudors Tour

Day 8 of the Discover the Tudors Tour

I can’t believe that today was our last full day on the tour and that I will soon be saying goodbye to these lovely lords and ladies. We have gelled so much and I know that we have made friendships that will last a lifetime. It’s wonderful that Tudor history can bring us together like […]