Why Americans love Anne Boleyn

| May 19, 2017

Why Americans love Anne Boleyn

As part of Anne Boleyn Day 2017, our commemoration of Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution on this day in 1536, Beth von Staats, author Thomas Cranmer in a Nutshell, talks about why the Americans love Anne Boleyn so much. I know from my blog statistics just how many visitors I have from the USA and it […]

Why Americans are obsessed by Anne Boleyn

| May 19, 2016

Why Americans are obsessed by Anne Boleyn

Beth von Staats, author of Thomas Cranmer in a Nutshell and owner and administrator of Queen Anne Boleyn Historical Writers website,

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Claire interviews Beth von Staats

| July 10, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Claire interviews Beth von Staats

I’m honoured to play host to Beth von Staats, author of Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, today on day five of her book tour. Fancy winning a paperback copy of Beth’s book? Simply leave a comment below saying which of Beth’s answers you liked best and why. You need to comment by midnight (UK time) […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Book of Common Prayer

| July 8, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Book of Common Prayer

On the third day of her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, Beth von Staats is over at the Tudor Society sharing an article entitled Thomas Cranmer’s Everlasting Gift: The Book of Common Prayer. It’s a fascinating article about Cranmer’s work and how it “is a literary masterpiece” which had a major impact. […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Q&A with author Beth von Staats

| July 7, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Q&A with author Beth von Staats

Today, for day two of her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell, Beth von Staats is over at the Fear and Loathing in Tudor England blog being ‘grilled’ – in the nicest possible way! – by Deb Hunter. Click here to head over there now to enter the book giveaway and to find […]

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn Family

| July 6, 2015

Thomas Cranmer Book Tour – Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn Family

Beth von Staats kicks off her book tour for Thomas Cranmer: In a Nutshell over at Sarah Bryson’s blog Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History with a wonderful article on Thomas Cranmer and the Boleyn family. Do head over there to enjoy the article and to enter the giveaway to be in with a chance […]

Happy Birthday Archbishop Cranmer!

| July 2, 2015

Happy Birthday Archbishop Cranmer!

Happy 526th birthday to His Grace Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, who was born on 2nd July 1489 in Aslockton, Nottinghamshire. You can read more about Cranmer in my article The Life of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and in the following articles: 21 March 1556 – The Burning of Archbishop Cranmer Thomas Cranmer Becomes Archbishop of […]