Claire and Tim’s Sponsored 10km Run

| May 22, 2014

Claire and Tim’s Sponsored 10km Run

This has nothing to do with Tudor history or Anne Boleyn, but I wanted to share this with you and ask for your help. Tim and I are doing a 10km run on Saturday 7th June in aid of the Sunshine Rehabilitation Centre in Kenya, which is supported by the charity Rope. We are hoping […]

13 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn and Maundy Thursday

| April 13, 2014

13 April 1536 – Anne Boleyn and Maundy Thursday

Yesterday I wrote about Anne Boleyn attending Easter Eve mass as Queen and now we fast-forward three years and find her taking part in Easter celebrations just over a month before her execution. On the 13th April 1536, Maundy Thursday, Anne Boleyn did her duty as Queen, distributing Maundy money (alms) and washing the feet […]

Anne Boleyn and Charity

| March 15, 2013

Anne Boleyn and Charity

Today in the UK it’s Red Nose Day, a fundraising day for the charity Comic Relief whose tag line is “A just world free from poverty”. It’s a great cause and one I support every year. Check out www.rednoseday.com/ for more information. “Well, that’s all very nice, Claire,” I hear you say, “but what does […]