Writing about Anne Boleyn’s final years (plus a giveaway!) – Sandra Vasoli

| September 7, 2016

I am honoured to welcome historical novelist and my good friend Sandra Vasoli to the Anne Boleyn Files today on day 3 of the book tour for Truth Endures, her second ‘Je Anne Boleyn’ novel. MadeGlobal Publishing is offering a paperback set of Je Anne Boleyn books (Struck with the Dart of Love and Truth […]

In defence of the second wife by Clare Cherry

| May 23, 2016

Thank you to Clare Cherry, co-author of George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat, for sharing her thoughts on Anne Boleyn’s position as “the other woman” and second wife. Divorce is highly distressing and stressful, especially when there is a third party involved. Sometimes couples come to the mutual decision that their marriage is at […]

Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII – When did they get together?

| September 17, 2014

The Tudors series would have us believe that Henry VIII first noticed Anne Boleyn at the Château Vert Pageant, just after Anne had made her debut at the English court, but the first solid evidence we have of Henry VIII being in love with Anne is Henry’s request to the Pope in August 1527 for […]

Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History TV Programme

| February 20, 2014

Those who have access to UK TV will be able to watch this new two-part series, Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History, presented by historian Suzannah Lipscomb. The first part is on Channel 5 tonight at 8pm and the second and final part will be aired on 27th February. Here’s the blurb: “Historian […]

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s Romance

| February 14, 2014

We have the gift of hindsight, we know how Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s relationship ended, and so we can be quite cynical about their relationship and Henry’s feelings towards Anne. But Henry pursued Anne for seven years and was married to her for over three, and he broke with his beloved Church, the Church […]