B Necklace Giveaway Winner

| December 17, 2012

B Necklace Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Kerry Lamond who has won the Anne Boleyn B necklace offered by author Sandra Byrd in our recent scavenger hunt. Here are the answers to the questions: How many portraits are on the wall in the Tudor Hall on Sandra Byrd’s website? – 15 How many pictures of the Tower of London are […]

The Anne Boleyn Files Christmas Competition

| November 28, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Files Christmas Competition

Apologies for the lack of posts recently, I’ve been rather burned out and my brain just hasn’t been functioning. Anyway, I’m back to firing on all cylinders now and am busy researching for some new articles. As it’s the festive season, I thought it would be fun to have a Christmas competition. I asked for […]

Tudor Spoof Competition

| September 3, 2012

Tudor Spoof Competition

To celebrate the launch of my friend Ann Nonny’s The Merry Wives of Henry VIII: A Tudor Spoof Collection, I’ve decided to run a Tudor spoof writing competition. If you’re not sure what a spoof is, it is a satire or a parody. Ann Nonny parodies TV, movies and works of historical fiction in her […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012 Winner

| May 19, 2012

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012 Winner

Thank you to all those of you who entered our 2012 Anne Boleyn Day competition. We had 44 entries in all so the judges were very busy! The judges were aware that many entries were written by those who had English as a second language and so the entries were judged on content, the story […]

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012

| May 4, 2012

Anne Boleyn Day Competition 2012

It’s time for our annual Anne Boleyn Day competition, a competition we hold to commemorate the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution on the 19th May 1536. This year, I’m giving you two choices on what to write about:- An account of Anne Boleyn’s execution from the point of view of the executioner – You could […]

Halloween Competition 2011 Results

| November 7, 2011

Halloween Competition 2011 Results

Thank you to all those who sent me photos for the Halloween Competition, we had such a hard time judging it as you all looked wonderful. You’re all so creative and beautiful! And the winner of the Anne Boleyn Files Halloween Competition 2011 Competition is…drumroll…fanfare… Sheena Reekie as Queen Elizabeth I, with her trusty sidekick […]

Halloween Competition 2011

| October 10, 2011

Halloween Competition 2011

Yes, it’s time for our annual Halloween Competition! I can’t quite believe how quickly this has come around, time really does fly! I’m always amazed at how much effort many of you go to with your costumes at Halloween, it really puts my black bin bag and pointed black paper hat to shame (ok, so […]

Tudor Characters Competition

| August 26, 2011

In August 2011 The Anne Boleyn Files held a special article competition inspired by Sandra Byrd’s novel, “To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn”, which told Anne Boleyn’s story through the eyes of her childhood friend and lady, Meg Wyatt. Entrants had to write about a Tudor character, other than Anne Boleyn, who fascinated […]