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 […]

4 March 1526 – Birth of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, son of Mary Boleyn

| March 4, 2014

4 March 1526 – Birth of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, son of Mary Boleyn

On this day in 1526, Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, courtier and administrator, was born. He was the only son of William Carey, courtier and favourite of Henry VIII, and his wife, Mary (née Boleyn). There is controversy over his paternity due to Mary Boleyn having a sexual relationship with Henry VIII at some point, […]