The Merry Wives of Henry VIII Paperback Now Available

| August 21, 2012

Just a quick post to let you know that the paperback version of The Merry Wives of Henry VIII: A Tudor Spoof Collection is now available on Amazon. Here are the links for Amazon US and UK: Amazon US – Available now at $12.99 Amazon UK – Should be available in the next few hours […]

Launch of The Merry Wives of Henry VIII: A Tudor Spoof Collection by Ann Nonny

| August 21, 2012

Launch of The Merry Wives of Henry VIII: A Tudor Spoof Collection by Ann Nonny

Today is the day when Ann Nonny’s Tudor spoofs are unleashed on the world! Yes, today marks the launch of The Merry Wives of Henry VIII: A Tudor Spoof Collection! I’m really excited about this book, not only because I had a hand in bringing it to the world, by persuading Ann to publish it, […]

Illuminations: The Private Lives of Kings – Libraries Gave Us Power

| January 24, 2012

Illuminations: The Private Lives of Kings – Libraries Gave Us Power

Last night was the final episode in the wonderful BBC4 series “Illuminations: The Private Lives of Kings”, in which Dr Janina Ramirez examined illuminated manuscripts from the royal collection in the British Library, and last night it was on the 15th and 16th centuries – yay! The programme opened with Ramirez looking at a beautiful […]

The Birth of Henry VIII

| June 28, 2010

The Birth of Henry VIII

Happy 519th Birthday King Henry VIII! Yes, on this day in history, the 28th June 1491, King Henry VIII was born at Greenwich Palace.  He was Henry VII and Elizabeth of York’s third child and second son, the “spare” they needed in reserve in case anything happened to his older brother, Prince Arthur. And he […]

Henry VIII Resources

| June 4, 2009

Henry VIII Resources

As I write this (2009), the UK has gone Henry VIII crazy due to it being the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne. This anniversary means that there is a wealth of Henry VIII resources out there for us to enjoy and explore. As Anne Boleyn fans, we can’t ignore Henry VIII […]