Adrienne Dillard reads an extract from The Raven’s Widow

| May 19, 2017

Adrienne Dillard reads an extract from The Raven’s Widow

As part of our commemoration of the anniversary of Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution on this day in 1536, historical novelist Adrienne Dillard has kindly shared this extract from her best-selling novel The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn. Thank you so much to Adrienne for taking the time to read this to us, she’s […]

The Turbulent Crown: Anne Boleyn’s execution

| May 19, 2017

The Turbulent Crown: Anne Boleyn’s execution

As part of Anne Boleyn Day 2017, our commemoration of Anne Boleyn’s execution on this day in 1536, art historian and author Roland Hui is sharing an excerpt from his book The Turbulent Crown: The Story of the Tudor Queens about Anne’s execution. Roland’s publisher, MadeGlobal Publishing, is doing a special giveaway of two hand-painted […]

Tudor storytime with Catherine Brooks

| May 19, 2017

Tudor storytime with Catherine Brooks

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… Yes, today as a special treat for Anne Boleyn Day 2017, we have a storytime video. MadeGlobal Publishing’s Catherine Brooks reads Alan Wybrow’s lovely children’s book Tudor Tales: William at Hampton Court. It’s a beautifully illustrated book and I love the story. Catherine does a wonderful job at […]

Wendy J Dunn reads from The Light in the Labyrinth

| May 19, 2017

Wendy J Dunn reads from The Light in the Labyrinth

Author Wendy J Dunn reads a chapter from her historical novel The Light in the Labyrinth to us as part of Anne Boleyn Day 2017. It is a wonderful novel telling of Anne Boleyn’s last days through the eyes of her niece. Would you like to win a copy of Wendy’s book? Simply leave a […]

Anne Boleyn Day Opening Ceremony

| May 19, 2016

Anne Boleyn Day Opening Ceremony

Thank you for joining MadeGlobal Publishing and the Anne Boleyn Files today for Anne Boleyn Day 2016! Today is a day packed full of videos from authors and bloggers paying tribute to Queen Anne Boleyn. There will be hourly videos and giveaways so do keep your eye out! To be in with a chance of […]

19 May: Anne Boleyn Day 2016 – Programme of Events

| May 18, 2016

19 May: Anne Boleyn Day 2016 – Programme of Events

As you may have already seen, MadeGlobal Publishing is commemorating the 480th anniversary of Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution with a special programme of video talks given by some of your favourite authors and bloggers, including yours truly (yes, me!). There will also be a charity auction of an Anne Boleyn portrait and lots of giveaways […]

Preview of Anne Boleyn Day 19 May 2016

| May 16, 2016

Preview of Anne Boleyn Day 19 May 2016

My publisher, MadeGlobal Publishing, is holding a special “Anne Boleyn Day” on 19 May to commemorate the 480th anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution. It is an online event, so can be enjoyed from wherever you are in the world, and comprises video talks by authors and historians, a charity auction for an Anne Boleyn painting, […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2013

| May 13, 2013

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2013

I like to commemorate the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution on 19th May with a special ‘Anne Boleyn Day’ competition so here’s this year’s competition – I hope you enjoy it! I usually do some kind of article competition but I wanted to do something different this year, something that everybody would be able to […]