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Was Elizabeth Tailboys the Daughter of Henry VIII? – Guest Post by Elizabeth Norton

| March 16, 2012

Was Elizabeth Tailboys the Daughter of Henry VIII? – Guest Post by Elizabeth Norton

Today we have a guest post by author and historian Elizabeth Norton who kindly offered to write us a guest article after her book caused such a stir in the media. I have written a review of Elizabeth Norton’s book, “Bessie Blount: Mistress to Henry VIII”, over at our reiew site – click here to […]

Mary Boleyn Part One

| August 4, 2010

Mary Boleyn Part One

As part of my series on the Boleyn Family, I’d like to take a look at the life of Mary Boleyn, the other Boleyn girl. I want to peel back the myths and stereotypes regarding this woman and find the real Mary Boleyn, but this is a very difficult task as there is little primary […]

Prince William, Kate Middleton and Mary Boleyn

| August 3, 2010

Prince William, Kate Middleton and Mary Boleyn

An article in today’s Daily Mail, entitled “Wills and Kate, kissing cousins! How the Royal lovebirds are related thanks to a Tudor tyrant so bloodthirsty he’s been airbrushed from history” announces the “dark and deliciously murky secret”, the royal skeleton in the closet, that not only are Prince William and his girlfriend, Kate Middleton, distantly […]

Poem – Henry’s Wandering Eye

| August 13, 2009

Poem – Henry’s Wandering Eye

This is Part 25 of Anne Boleyn Files visitor Esther Hyams’ wonderful series of poetry on the life of Anne Boleyn. Henry VIII’s wandering eye Henry VIII of England found that with women, he hated to argue And thus women who quarrelled he had no wish to pursue. Catherine had been well trained, avoiding confrontation […]