Margaret Skipwith of Ormsby: Mistress of Henry VIII by Elizabeth Norton

| February 25, 2014

Margaret Skipwith of Ormsby: Mistress of Henry VIII by Elizabeth Norton

Thank you so much to author and historian Elizabeth Norton for writing this guest post on Margaret Skipwith. Over to Elizabeth… Henry VIII’s love life was notoriously complicated although, unlike most of his royal contemporaries, he tended to marry women who would otherwise have been only his mistresses. The death of Jane Seymour in October […]

Was Elizabeth Tailboys the Daughter of Henry VIII? – Guest Post by Elizabeth Norton

| March 16, 2012

Was Elizabeth Tailboys the Daughter of Henry VIII? – Guest Post by Elizabeth Norton

Today we have a guest post by author and historian Elizabeth Norton who kindly offered to write us a guest article after her book caused such a stir in the media. I have written a review of Elizabeth Norton’s book, “Bessie Blount: Mistress to Henry VIII”, over at our reiew site – click here to […]

Update on Was Henry VIII the Father of Bessie Blount’s Daughter?

| January 9, 2012

Update on Was Henry VIII the Father of Bessie Blount’s Daughter?

Following on from my article regarding The Daily Mail’s article on Henry VIII being the father of Bessie Blount’s daughter, Elizabeth Tailboys, I just wanted to let you know that Elizabeth Norton will be writing a guest article for us on this issue and she has pointed out that the salacious angle of the newspaper’s […]

Was Henry VIII the Father of Bessie Blount’s Daughter?

| January 8, 2012

Was Henry VIII the Father of Bessie Blount’s Daughter?

Thanks to Eilish Gallagher for letting me know about The Daily Mail article Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken the throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims. This article is about historian Elizabeth Norton’s research into the life of Elizabeth Blount for her new book “Bessie Blount: Mistress to Henry VIII” and […]