Henry VIII’s constipation – guest post by Seamus O’Caellaigh

| March 26, 2018

Henry VIII’s constipation – guest post by Seamus O’Caellaigh

A big welcome to Seamus O’Caellaigh who visits us today as part of the book tour for his wonderful new book Pustules, Pestilence and Pain: Tudor Treatments and Ailments of Henry VIII. Here is an article based on an extract from his book about a complaint that Henry VIII suffered in 1539 and how it […]

New Henry VIII book – Pustules, Pestilence and Pain

| December 15, 2017

New Henry VIII book – Pustules, Pestilence and Pain

Congratulations to my fellow MadeGlobal author Seamus O’Caellaigh on the release of his book Pustules, Pestilence and Pain: Tudor Treatments and Ailments of Henry VIII. It is out now as a kindle book and a full-colour paperback, and is perfect for anyone interested in Henry VIII’s health problems and Tudor remedies. Here’s the blurb: Henry […]

Henry VIII’s weight and health, plus giveaway

| December 18, 2015

Henry VIII’s weight and health, plus giveaway

Today, Kyra Kramer, author of the wonderful book Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell, is over at our sister site The Tudor Society with a guest article called Henry VIII: Fit, Fact, Fiction in which she discusses Henry’s reputation for being fat and the idea that he had type II diabetes. It’s a very interesting […]

Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell

| December 14, 2015

Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell

Kyra Kramer is touring the blogosphere this week with some excellent articles on Henry VIII’s health to celebrate the release of her latest book Henry VIII’s Health in a Nutshell. Henry’s health, and the various myths and questions that surround it, is a fascinating subject so do make sure you join her on this tour. […]

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 […]

Blood Will Tell: A Medical Explanation of the Tyranny of Henry VIII by Kyra Cornelius Kramer Now Available

| August 20, 2012

Just a quick post to let you know that Kyra’s book on Henry VIII, Kell blood type and McLeod Syndrome is now available as an e-book on Amazon. Here are the links: Amazon US Amazon UK The paperback version is due for release next week.

Henry VIII, Kell Positive Blood Type and McLeod Syndrome: Part Two – Guest Post by Kyra Kramer

| August 20, 2012

Henry VIII, Kell Positive Blood Type and McLeod Syndrome: Part Two – Guest Post by Kyra Kramer

Today we have Part Two of Kyra Kramer’s post on Henry VIII, Kell positive blood type and McLeod Syndrome, and Kyra has taken on board all of the comments left on her previous post. If you missed part one then you can click here to read it. Over to Kyra… Hi everyone! It’s me, Kyra […]

Henry VIII’s Jousting Accident – 24th January 1536

| January 24, 2011

Henry VIII’s Jousting Accident – 24th January 1536

On this day in history, 24th January 1536, Henry VIII was unhorsed by his opponent during a joust at Greenwich Palace:- “On the eve of the Conversion of St. Paul, the King being mounted on a great horse to run at the lists, both fell so heavily that every one thought it a miracle he […]