Book of the Month September

| October 7, 2009

Book of the Month September

September’s Book of the Month is an historical novel which was actually first published in 1949 – 60 years ago! Yet, it is one of the best historical novels that I have ever read. Click on the cover shots for purchasing details from Amazon US and UK. Murder Most Royal by Jean Plaidy Jean Plaidy’s […]

The Cardinal and the Concubine

| September 30, 2009

The Cardinal and the Concubine

Over the past few weeks, I have been considering Anne Boleyn’s relationships with those around her and today I want to look at her relationship with Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor and right-hand man. Anne Boleyn and the Boleyn faction are often credited with causing Wolsey’s downfall and subsequent death, and many are […]