Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Final Day – Life in Exile

| January 25, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Final Day – Life in Exile

For the final day of the virtual book tour for her book Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, Adrienne is visiting The Tudor Society with a guest article about what life in exile was like for people like Catherine Carey and her husband Francis Knollys in the reign of Mary I. Click here to […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 1 – Catherine Carey’s Early Life

| January 19, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour Day 1 – Catherine Carey’s Early Life

Author Adrienne Dillard’s virtual book tour kicks off today at Sarah Bryson’s Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History blog with an article on Catherine Carey’s early life and her relationship with her mother Mary Boleyn. It’s a great read and there’s also a giveaway so make sure you head over to Sarah’s blog, say hi […]

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour

| January 15, 2015

Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey Book Tour

As today is the anniversary of the death of Catherine Knollys (née Carey), wife of Sir Francis Knollys and daughter of Sir William Carey and Mary Boleyn, in 1569, it seems fitting to announce author Adrienne Dillard’s upcoming virtual book tour. Adrienne’s novel, Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey, was published in November 2014 […]

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

| April 10, 2014

A Portrait and A Gentleman: The Portrait of Catherine Knollys, and the Gentlemen Pensioners of Henry VIII

Today we have a guest post from Natasha Gennady Robinson, part one of a two-part series. Thank you so much, Natasha, for writing this wonderful article for us. Over to Natasha… There is but one portrait said to be of Catherine Knollys (née Carey), though as with the current trends, many historians seek to dispel […]

15 January 1569 – Death of Lady Catherine Knollys (nee Carey)

| January 15, 2013

15 January 1569 – Death of Lady Catherine Knollys (nee Carey)

On this day in history, 15th January 1569, Lady Catherine Knollys (née Carey), wife of Sir Francis Knollys, daughter of Mary Boleyn and mother of Lettice Dudley, died at Hampton Court Palace. Catherine had been taken ill with a fever at Christmas and her husband, who was at Bolton Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots […]