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Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 6 – The Cor Rotto Letter

| January 24, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 6 – The Cor Rotto Letter

For day 6 of her virtual book tour for Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, Adrienne Dillard is stopping by Susan Higginbotham’s blog with an article on the Cor Rotto letter, which I’m sure you’ll find fascinating. Click here to read the article now and also to enter the giveaway – there’s a copy […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 2 – The Knollys Children

| January 20, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 2 – The Knollys Children

Today, as part of her virtual book tour, author Adrienne Dillard is visiting QueenAnneBoleyn.com to share an article she’s written on the Knollys children, the rather large family of Catherine Carey and her husband Francis Knollys. Click here to read Adrienne’s wonderful article and enter the giveaway to win a copy of her book. Here’s […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 1 – Catherine Carey’s Early Life

| January 19, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 1 – Catherine Carey’s Early Life

Author Adrienne Dillard’s virtual book tour kicks off today at Sarah Bryson’s Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History blog with an article on Catherine Carey’s early life and her relationship with her mother Mary Boleyn. It’s a great read and there’s also a giveaway so make sure you head over to Sarah’s blog, say hi […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour

| January 15, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour

As today is the anniversary of the death of Catherine Knollys (née Carey), wife of Sir Francis Knollys and daughter of Sir William Carey and Mary Boleyn, in 1569, it seems fitting to announce author Adrienne Dillard’s upcoming virtual book tour. Adrienne’s novel, Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, was published in November 2014 […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey

| November 6, 2014

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey

Congratulations to Adrienne Dillard on the release of her debut historical novel Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey which has just been released on Amazon Kindle (paperback coming soon). I’ve got to know Adrienne well over the last few years and I’m so happy that her novel is finally out there. My husband’s publishing […]

Catherine Knollys and the Gentleman Pensioners of Henry VIII: The Reinstatement of the Spears

| April 25, 2014

Catherine Knollys and the Gentleman Pensioners of Henry VIII: The Reinstatement of the Spears

This post by Natasha Gennady Robinson is the second part of a series on Gentleman Pensioners in Henry VIII’s reign, and carries on from her post A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII. Over to Natasha… Amongst the illustrious footnotes of Regia Insignia, a most […]

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

| April 10, 2014

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

Today we have a guest post from Natasha Gennady Robinson, part one of a two-part series. Thank you so much, Natasha, for writing this wonderful article for us. Over to Natasha… There is but one portrait said to be of Catherine Knollys (née Carey), though as with the current trends, many historians seek to dispel […]

15 January 1569 – Death of Lady Catherine Knollys (nee Carey)

| January 15, 2013

15 January 1569 – Death of Lady Catherine Knollys (nee Carey)

On this day in history, 15th January 1569, Lady Catherine Knollys (née Carey), wife of Sir Francis Knollys, daughter of Mary Boleyn and mother of Lettice Dudley, died at Hampton Court Palace. Catherine had been taken ill with a fever at Christmas and her husband, who was at Bolton Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots […]