Parthenope and Iphigenia: The Posthumous Reputations of Queen Catherine Howard by Gareth Russell

| May 30, 2017

Parthenope and Iphigenia: The Posthumous Reputations of Queen Catherine Howard by Gareth Russell

I’m delighted to welcome my dear friend Gareth Russell, author of Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII, to the Anne Boleyn Files today. This article is the first of two and there will be a giveaway of a copy of Gareth’s book tomorrow […]

New online history course – The Six Wives of Henry VIII

| September 19, 2016

New online history course – The Six Wives of Henry VIII

MedievalCourses.com has today launched a new online history course written and narrated by historian Gareth Russell, author of The Emperors: How Europe’s Rulers Were Destroyed by the First World War, A History of the English Monarchy: From Boadicea to Elizabeth I and the forthcoming Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine […]

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

| April 10, 2015

A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I – New Book!

Gareth Russell’s latest book A History of the English Monarchy from Boadicea to Elizabeth I, which was published in paperback on 24 March, is now available on Kindle. Congratulations to Gareth on his book’s release. Here is more information on the book… In A History of the English Monarchy, historian Gareth Russell traces the story […]

Catch Gareth Russell talking about Jane Seymour!

| October 14, 2014

Catch Gareth Russell talking about Jane Seymour!

Historian Gareth Russell, who is also the author of the The Emperors: How Europe’s Greatest Rulers Were Destroyed by World War I and upcoming books A History of the English Monarchy: From Boadicea to Elizabeth I and An Illustrated Introduction to The Tudors, is giving Tudor Society members a treat this month with his talk […]

Laughing at Gilded Butterflies: How Tudor History Inspired a very Modern Novel by Gareth Russell

| February 12, 2013

Laughing at Gilded Butterflies: How Tudor History Inspired a very Modern Novel by Gareth Russell

Today we have a guest post from my good friend, and author and history blogger, Gareth Russell. Thank you, Gareth. “… And we’ll live, And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor rogues Talk of court news; and we’ll talk with them too, Who loses, and who […]

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day One – Arrival at Hever Castle

| September 25, 2012

The Anne Boleyn Experience Day One – Arrival at Hever Castle

I know some of you live vicariously through our tour reports, so Tim is going to report back after every day of the tour. Over to Tim… After a successful meet-up in Victoria, our wonderful group of Tudor history fans headed off by coach to Hever Castle for our first evening. As always, the first […]

Executed Queens Tour Day 5 – Hampton Court Palace

| June 14, 2012

Executed Queens Tour Day 5 – Hampton Court Palace

The latest diary entry from Tim… This morning we awoke to glorious sunshine streaming in through the leaded windows of Hever castle – a stunning change to the cold rain of yesterday afternoon. As it was early, I decided to take a stroll around some of the grounds, and with the clear light and no […]

Popular by Gareth Russell

| July 4, 2011

Popular by Gareth Russell

Many of you will have heard of my good friend, Gareth Russell, who runs http://garethrussellcidevant.blogspot.com/ and who frequently posts about Anne Boleyn and Tudor history. Well, I got to know Gareth last April and May when we were both counting down to Anne Boleyn’s execution and linking to each other’s articles, because we each focused […]