• FREE Anne Boleyn Files Welcome Pack of 5 goodies
    sent directly to your inbox Free Tudor Book



    Includes 3 Free Reports, Book List and Primary Sources List Please check your spam box if you don't receive a confirmation email. PLEASE NOTE: Your privacy is essential to us and we will not share your details with anyone.

26 April 1540 – The marriage of Catherine Carey and Francis Knollys

| April 26, 2018

26 April 1540 – The marriage of Catherine Carey and Francis Knollys

On this day in history, 26th April 1540, Catherine Carey, daughter of Mary Boleyn and niece of the late Queen Anne Boleyn, married Francis Knollys. Thank you to Adrienne Dillard, author of two books on Catherine Carey – the novel Cor Rotto and the non-fiction book Catherine Carey in a Nutshell – as well as […]

Catherine Carey book tour – Rotherfield Greys and a book giveaway!

| November 20, 2015

Catherine Carey book tour – Rotherfield Greys and a book giveaway!

I’m delighted to welcome author Adrienne Dillard to the Anne Boleyn Files today as part of her book tour for Catherine Carey in a Nutshell, a book all about Mary Boleyn’s fascinating daughter. I do hope you enjoy this article on a property that played home to Catherine and her family. Giveaway – MadeGlobal Publishing […]

Catherine Carey book tour – The tumultous friendship of Francis Knollys and Elizabeth I after Catherine’s death

| November 17, 2015

Catherine Carey book tour – The tumultous friendship of Francis Knollys and Elizabeth I after Catherine’s death

Please do support Adrienne Dillard, author of the historical novel Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey and new book Catherine Carey in a Nutshell on her book tour this week. She’s visiting some great history blogs with some excellent articles and a book giveaway at each stop. Today, she is over at TudorTimes, discussing […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Final Day – Life in Exile

| January 25, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Final Day – Life in Exile

For the final day of the virtual book tour for her book Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, Adrienne is visiting The Tudor Society with a guest article about what life in exile was like for people like Catherine Carey and her husband Francis Knollys in the reign of Mary I. Click here to […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 5 – Q&A with Adrienne

| January 23, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 5 – Q&A with Adrienne

A big welcome to Adrienne Dillard, author of Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, who is visiting us today on Day 5 of her virtual book tour. Thank you to Adrienne for allowing me to grill her on her thoughts about the Carey and Knollys families, families who are close to my heart and […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 2 – The Knollys Children

| January 20, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 2 – The Knollys Children

Today, as part of her virtual book tour, author Adrienne Dillard is visiting QueenAnneBoleyn.com to share an article she’s written on the Knollys children, the rather large family of Catherine Carey and her husband Francis Knollys. Click here to read Adrienne’s wonderful article and enter the giveaway to win a copy of her book. Here’s […]

Catherine Knollys and the Gentleman Pensioners of Henry VIII: The Reinstatement of the Spears

| April 25, 2014

Catherine Knollys and the Gentleman Pensioners of Henry VIII: The Reinstatement of the Spears

This post by Natasha Gennady Robinson is the second part of a series on Gentleman Pensioners in Henry VIII’s reign, and carries on from her post A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII. Over to Natasha… Amongst the illustrious footnotes of Regia Insignia, a most […]

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

| April 10, 2014

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

Today we have a guest post from Natasha Gennady Robinson, part one of a two-part series. Thank you so much, Natasha, for writing this wonderful article for us. Over to Natasha… There is but one portrait said to be of Catherine Knollys (née Carey), though as with the current trends, many historians seek to dispel […]