Henry VIII – Henry the Great or Henry the Monster?

| June 28, 2017

Henry VIII – Henry the Great or Henry the Monster?

Henry VIII is an iconic figure who divides opinion. Whenever I post anything about him here on the Anne Boleyn Files or on social media, I always get a very mixed response with some saying that he was a tyrant and monster, others saying that he was a great king, still others saying that he […]

Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell – New book out today!

| November 5, 2015

Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell – New book out today!

Congratulations to my good friend Kyra Kramer, who many of you will know from her book Blood Will Tell: A medical explanation for the tyranny of Henry VIII, on the release of her latest book Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell. I will definitely be reading this! Here’s the blurb… MadeGlobal’s History in a Nutshell […]

Eustace Chapuys and the tyrannical Henry VIII

| January 26, 2015

Eustace Chapuys and the tyrannical Henry VIII

Just a few days ago, I wrote about Henry VIII being unhorsed by his opponent during a joust at Greenwich Palace on 24th January 1536, an accident which one source claimed led to the king being unconscious for over two hours. Whether or not the king was unconcious for that long, it was serious enough […]