Replays of the Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths

| December 16, 2021

Replays of the Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths

Thank you to all those who turned up live to my three livestreams on Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths, I thoroughly enjoyed speaking to you and answering your questions. Here are the replays of my three talks for those of you who missed them: You can find out all about my big conference, […]

Day 2 of Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths – Anne Boleyn: Pawn or Predator

| December 14, 2021

Day 2 of Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths – Anne Boleyn: Pawn or Predator

It’s Day 2 of my special online event Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the myths! I’m going LIVE simultaneously on Facebook and YouTube today at 11pm GMT/ 6pm EST/ 3pm PST The topic is “Anne Boleyn – Pawn or Predator?” In this live talk, I’ll examine the two opposing views of Anne Boleyn that seem […]

1 Day to go until my event Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths online event starts!

| December 12, 2021

1 Day to go until my event Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths online event starts!

There’s only 1 day to go until my event Anne Boleyn, the Woman behind the Myths online event kicks off! Don’t miss it! I’m so very excited, and a wee bit nervous, about it, but I know we’ll have fun talking about Anne Boleyn. If you haven’t heard the news, I’m doing three livestreams simultaneously […]

Anne Boleyn Special 1: Life and Afterlives – Suzannah Lipscomb’s latest podcast episode

| May 17, 2021

Anne Boleyn Special 1: Life and Afterlives – Suzannah Lipscomb’s latest podcast episode

I’m so honoured to be part of a panel discussing the enduring fascination with Anne’s life and demise with host Suzannah Lipscomb for her latest ‘Not Just the Tudors’ podcast. Suzannah, Natalie Grueninger, Roland Hui, Dr Stephanie Russo and I had a wonderful time ‘talking Tudor’ and, of course, Anne Boleyn is my very favourite […]

To Justify or Not to Justify, That is the Theory

| April 28, 2017

To Justify or Not to Justify, That is the Theory

Thank you to Clare Cherry for writing this guest article for us today. I know Clare is very concerned about how some theories and myths crop up so regularly that they are taken as facts, and yet many of them have very little basis. Goodness knows how many times I’ve had to correct the idea […]

Hayley Nolan and Anne Boleyn Home Truths

| March 30, 2017

Hayley Nolan and Anne Boleyn Home Truths

I’ve been in contact with Hayley Nolan via Twitter because I’ve been following some of the vlogs she’s been sharing there on Anne Boleyn, the Boleyns and Henry VIII – a shared interest! Hayley created the History Review podcast series as a platform to discuss a new modern analysis of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. […]

Correcting the myths

| August 11, 2016

Correcting the myths

Last week, I published a guest article, Fact, by Clare Cherry in which she talked about the problem of assumptions and theories becoming taken as fact. The article received lots of comments and I also received a fair few emails about it. One Anne Boleyn Files follower asked me “but why are these “notions” not […]

Fact? by Clare Cherry

| August 3, 2016

Fact? by Clare Cherry

Clare Cherry, co-author of George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat, discusses the problem of assumptions and theories becoming taken as fact. There are many ‘known’ ‘facts’ which aren’t actually facts at all. A lot of what we think we know comes from urban myth, old wives tales, mistake, assumption, exaggeration, etc. etc. There are […]