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A Doomed, Romantic Queen? – Guest Post by historian Linda Porter

| September 19, 2013

A Doomed, Romantic Queen? – Guest Post by historian Linda Porter

Linda Porter on how she came to write her latest book, Crown of Thistles: the fatal inheritance of Mary Queen of Scots. The rivalry between the Tudors and the Stewarts lasted for over 100 years and was crucial in shaping sixteenth century Britain, but this dramatic tale of flamboyant monarchs, cultured courts, sibling rivalry, bloody […]

Historian Linda Porter Confirmed for Discover the Tudors Tour 2012

| August 24, 2011

Historian Linda Porter Confirmed for Discover the Tudors Tour 2012

One of my favourite historians, Linda Porter, has just let me know that she will be speaking on our “Discover the Tudors Tour” 2012 – yay! If you have read my reviews on Linda’s books “Mary Tudor: The First Queen” (US title “The First Queen of England: The Myth of ‘Bloody Mary’”) and “Katherine the […]

Last But Not Least: The Enduring Fascination of Katherine Parr

| March 8, 2010

Last But Not Least: The Enduring Fascination of Katherine Parr

Today in celebration of International Women’s Day and the upcoming release (19th March) of historian Linda Porter’s new biography on Katherine Parr, “Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr”, we have a guest post by Linda:- Last But Not Least: The Enduring Fascination of Katherine Parr by Linda Porter She has been described […]