Triumph and Tragedy: The Enduring Appeal of Henry VIII’s Six Wives by Conor Byrne

| December 8, 2016

Thank you to author and historian Conor Byrne for writing this guest article for us today. Yesterday, the Guardian published a provocative article entitled “Six Wives with Lucy Worsley: Why TV shows are for the chop.” The article, which reviewed the Oxford-educated presenter’s new television series on Henry VIII’s consorts, was highly critical. Joel Golby […]

New online history course – The Six Wives of Henry VIII

| September 19, 2016 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 […]

In Celebration of International Women’s Day

| March 8, 2015

To celebrate International Women’s Day, I wanted to draw attention to some articles on this site about Henry VIII’s wives and some other high-profile women of the Tudor period. Catherine of Aragon – The Boring One? Anne Boleyn – The Mysterious and Maligned One Jane Seymour – The Meek and Mild One? Anne of Cleves […]

Anne Boleyn Files Zazzle Shop – Lots of Tudor goodies!

| June 6, 2014

Did you know that The Anne Boleyn Files has a Zazzle shop? Well, we do! At our Zazzle shop, you can buy mugs, t-shirts, mousemats, iPad covers etc. featuring images of Anne Boleyn, the sword and B necklace image from The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown, and the cartoon Henry VIII and his six […]