Happy Valentine’s Day!

| February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope your day is filled with love and joy whatever you’re doing today. To celebrate the day of love, I thought I’d share some resources with you that are related to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and their relationship, when it was happy! Henry VIII’s Love Letters to Anne Boleyn by […]

Valentine’s Day and a Love Letter from Henry VIII

| February 14, 2015

Valentine’s Day and a Love Letter from Henry VIII

If you haven’t noticed (quick, buy a card!), today is Valentine’s Day, the day of love. Contrary to what many people believe, Valentine’s Day was celebrated in Tudor England. Alison Sim, in her excellent book Pleasures & Pastimes in Tudor England writes of how it is mentioned three times in the Paston Letters (a collection […]

Henry VIII’s Love Letters to Anne Boleyn by Sandra Vasoli

| June 13, 2014

Henry VIII’s Love Letters to Anne Boleyn by Sandra Vasoli

Today we have a guest article from author Sandra Vasoli. I’ve known Sandi for a few years through The Anne Boleyn Files and I’m delighted to welcome her here to tell us all about her experience seeing Henry VIII’s love letters to Anne Boleyn. When Sandi told me about the letter Henry wrote to Anne […]

****NEWSFLASH – Henry VIII’s Love Letter to Anne Boleyn On Display****

| April 23, 2009

****NEWSFLASH – Henry VIII’s Love Letter to Anne Boleyn On Display****

Just a quickie to let you know that a letter that Henry VIII wrote to Anne Boleyn is on public view for the first time. Described by Dr David Starkey as “the moment at which British history changes”, this letter has been loaned to the British Library by the Vatican and is being displayed together […]