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A river pageant for a new queen and a historic meeting

| June 7, 2019

A river pageant for a new queen and a historic meeting

On 7th June 1536, less than three weeks after the execution of Henry VIII’s second wife, Queen Anne Boleyn, his new marriage was celebrated with a water pageant or procession along the River Thames. This river pageant from Greenwich to Whitehall (formerly York Place) was in honour of Queen Jane Seymour, daughter of Sir John […]

Here be dragons!

| February 4, 2016

Here be dragons!

It’s not just “Game of Thrones” or “Lord of the Rings” that have dragons you know! The Tudors had them too! Not the series, I mean the actual Tudor period. And I’ve got proof, so there! My husband Tim, who is a publisher, has been working with an artist doing illustrations for Amy Licence’s children’s […]

7 June 1520 – Henry VIII, Francis I and the Field of Cloth of Gold

| June 7, 2014

7 June 1520 – Henry VIII, Francis I and the Field of Cloth of Gold

The 7th June 1520, was the first day of the historic meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France between the English stronghold of Guînes and the French town of Ardres, on a piece of land referred to as the Field of Cloth of Gold. It was to last until 24th June. Henry VIII […]

7 June 1520 – The First Day of the Field of Cloth of Gold

| June 7, 2013

7 June 1520 – The First Day of the Field of Cloth of Gold

7th June 1520 was the first day of a meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France, between the English stronghold of Guînes and the French town of Ardres, to solidify the Treaty of London. It lasted until 24th June. Although the meeting was supposed to be about politics and diplomacy, these two famous […]

7 – 24 June 1520 – The Field of Cloth of Gold

| June 7, 2011

7 – 24 June 1520 – The Field of Cloth of Gold

This day in history, the 7th June 1520, was the first day of the historic meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France between the English stronghold of Guînes and the French town of Ardres, on a piece of land referred to as The Field of Cloth of Gold. The British Library’s catalogue, “Henry […]