Q&A with Leanda de Lisle, Author and Historian

| August 28, 2013

Q&A with Leanda de Lisle, Author and Historian

Thank you so much to historian Leanda de Lisle for participating in this Q&A session and thank you to everyone who asked questions, they’re all really interesting. Leanda’s book on the Tudor dynasty is released tomorrow in the UK and I heartily recommend it – see details at the bottom of this post. Leanda has […]

Upcoming Q&A with Leanda de Lisle – Your Chance to Ask a Question

| August 23, 2013

Upcoming Q&A with Leanda de Lisle – Your Chance to Ask a Question

Author and historian Leanda de Lisle has kindly offered to do a Q&A session here at The Anne Boleyn Files, so this is your chance to ask her a question. Leanda has written three Tudor history books and her latest book, Tudor: The Family Story (US title: Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England’s […]

Book of the Month February

| March 25, 2010

With this month being the anniversary of Lady Jane Grey’s execution (12th February 1554), I thought it was fitting for me to publish my review of Eric Ives’s biography “Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery” and make this brilliant biography our February Book of the Month. You can read my full review at our Tudor […]

The Seven Ages of Britain and Death Becomes Her

| February 14, 2010

The Seven Ages of Britain and Death Becomes Her

Just a quick post of Tudor news to let you know about upcoming history TV programmes and events:- The Seven Ages of Britain BBC1 9pm tonight (Sunday 14th February) If you are in the UK or have access to UK TV the please don’t miss this wonderful programme researched and presented by David Dimbleby. The […]

The Execution of Lady Jane Grey – Part Two

| February 12, 2010

The Execution of Lady Jane Grey – Part Two

As Guildford Dudley’s body was brought back from Tower Hill, his wife Lady Jane Grey waited with the Lieutenant of the Tower, Sir John Brydges, his brother and deputy – Thomas Brydges, her two ladies and John Feckenham, Mary I’s chaplain and confessor, who had been sent to Jane to prepare her for her death. […]

Book of the Month December

| January 7, 2010

“The Sisters Who Would Be Queen: The Tragedy of Katherine, Mary and Lady Jane Grey” is a non-fiction account of the stories of these three sisters, the times they lived in and the monarchs who reigned in their lifetimes. I was desperate to read this after reading Jeane Westin’s historical novel, “The Virgin’s Daughters”, and […]

Previous Books of the Month

| July 2, 2009

Previous Books of the Month

January 2011’s Book of the Month – click on the book to read the review. December’s Book of the Month (2010) – click on the book to read the review. November’s Book of the Month (2010) – click on the book to read the review. October’s Book of the Month (2010) – click on the […]