Day Four Experience Photos

| May 21, 2010

Here are the day four photos… http://www.flickr.com/photos/theanneboleynfiles/sets/72157623980929217/ We’re just about to go for a stroll around the Hever estate before having our final breakfast here. What an Experience!

Anne Boleyn Experience Day 4

| May 20, 2010

Anne Boleyn Experience Day 4

Today was the last full day of the tour and John, Tim and I started it off with a wonderful post breakfast walk through the gardens and down to Hever Lake – a great way to start the day. Hampton Court Palace After breakfast, we were whisked off to Hampton Court Palace where we enjoyed […]

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

| March 19, 2010

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn

Thanks to Anne Boleyn Files visitor Nancy Smith for writing this great article on the ghost (or ghosts!) of Anne Boleyn – I love a good ghost story! “With Her Head Tucked Underneath Her Arm and Other Tales of the Ghostly Anne Boleyn” If legends are true, Anne Boleyn’s ghost must be the most traveled […]

The Beasts of Hampton Court Palace

| October 15, 2009

If you’ve been to Hampton Court Palace, you will be familiar with the beasts of the Palace which are copies of those carved to celebrate Henry VIII’s marriage to Jane Seymour in 1536. These wonderful beasts were used in heraldry and the slideshow below is an illustrated presentation by Patrick Baty who acted as a […]

****NEWSFLASH – Hampton Court Bank Holiday Tudor Tournament – NEWSFLASH****

| August 27, 2009

****NEWSFLASH – Hampton Court Bank Holiday Tudor Tournament – NEWSFLASH****

Just a quick post (sorry to blog twice in one day!) to tell you all about the Tudor Tournament that is taking place at Hampton Court Palace this weekend (29th-31st August). If you’re in the London area, it’s a must see. Here’s what Hampton Court Palace say about it:- “It’s 1535. Come and join Queen […]

****NEWSFLASH – Anne Boleyn’s Witch Garden – NEWSFLASH****

| July 7, 2009

After seeing last night’s preview of the Hampton Court Flower Show, I went online to try and find photos of Anne Boleyn’s Witch Garden and I found some on the Royal Horticultural Society website. Obviously I don’t want to breach copyright and reproduce them here but you can see them for yourselves at: http://www.rhs.org.uk/whatson/shows/hamptoncourt2009/sixwives/antheaguthrie.asp There […]

A Visit to Hampton Court Palace

| July 7, 2009

Gemma, an Anne Boleyn Files member, took a video of her visit to Hampton Court Palace (and the Tower of London) in June 2009 and has given her permission for me to share it with you. It gives you an idea of what this beautiful palace is like and what you get to see and […]

Henry VIII’s Coronation Anniversary

| June 22, 2009

If you read my blog post “Henry VIII Coronation Weekend” last week, you’ll know that the Historic Royal Palaces were putting on a Coronation river pageant and special festivities at Hampton Court Palace over the weekend. Well, the Historic Royal Palaces have just released photos of this wonderful event and I have made a slideshow […]