Claire and Owen talk about The Boleyns of Hever Castle

| May 4, 2022

Claire and Owen talk about The Boleyns of Hever Castle

To celebrate our book The Boleyns of Hever Castle being a number 1 bestseller again on Amazon and being an Amazon Kindle offer on Amazon UK at 99p for the month of May, Owen and I decided to do an interview for Anne Boleyn Files followers because, after all, it’s through this website that we […]

Register now for The Fall of Anne Boleyn!

| April 22, 2022

Register now for The Fall of Anne Boleyn!

There’s less than a month how until my online event, “The Fall of Anne Boleyn with Claire Ridgway”! Thank you to all those who’ve signed up and I’m glad you’re as excited as I am. I’m so looking forward to exploring the events of spring 1536 with you, and looking at Anne Boleyn’s legacy. Here […]

The Fall of Anne Boleyn Online Event – May 2022

| April 12, 2022

The Fall of Anne Boleyn Online Event – May 2022

I’m commemorating Anne Boleyn’s first official public appearance as queen on this day in 1533 with the launch of my online event “The Fall of Anne Boleyn with Claire Ridgway”. Join me for 8 days of live talks, bonus pre-recorded talks and Q&A session from 13th to 20th May 2022 as I talk about the […]

Anne Boleyn’s birthdate – Live debate – Gareth Russell, Dr Owen Emmerson and Claire Ridgway

| February 22, 2022

Anne Boleyn’s birthdate – Live debate – Gareth Russell, Dr Owen Emmerson and Claire Ridgway

Anne Boleyn’s birthdate is lost to history and historians have been arguing over it for many years, with two main dates being put forward – 1501 and 1507. Was Anne Boleyn just six years old when she was sent to the Continent and just 28/29 when she was brutally executed on false charges, or was […]

Lovely news to share – I’m a Fellow!

| December 7, 2021

Lovely news to share – I’m a Fellow!

I’ve received some absolutely wonderful news today, which has quite literally had me jumping up and down in excitement, or bursting into tears of joy. I received an email this morning from the Royal Historical Society informing me that I’ve been elected as a Fellow of the Society in recognition of my “contribution to historical […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

| August 7, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle – Claire and Owen talk to Sarah Morris

Last Saturday, Dr Owen Emmerson and I had the great pleasure of spending the day with Sarah Morris of the Tudor Travel Guide (and the Tudor History and Travel Show), and her partner, Chris, at Hever Castle. We had a wonderful time being interviewed about our new book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, chatting over […]

Unboxing The Boleyns of Hever Castle

| July 26, 2021

Unboxing The Boleyns of Hever Castle

There’s nothing quite like seeing your book for the very first time and it’s even better when you’re going slightly stir crazy in quarantine to have that kind of treat. I’m so very thrilled to receive my author copies of The Boleyns of Hever Castle. I’m proud of what Dr Owen Emmerson and I have […]

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

| June 25, 2021

The Boleyns of Hever Castle now available for pre-order – yay!

Owen and I have had so many comments and messages regarding our forthcoming book, The Boleyns of Hever Castle, and it’s been so encouraging and truly heartwarming to know that there are so many people eager to read it. I have good news for those wanting to order our book. Although it isn’t released until […]