Meg Wyatt: The Faithful Friend by Sandra Byrd

| August 9, 2011

Meg Wyatt: The Faithful Friend by Sandra Byrd

Today we have a real treat. Not only do we have a guest article from Sandra Byrd, author of “To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn”, but we also have a special “To Die For” competition. See the next post for competition details, but for now please enjoy Sandra’s article and my review of […]

Anne Boleyn and the Wyatt Prayer Book – The Prayers of Anne Boleyn?

| November 14, 2010

Anne Boleyn and the Wyatt Prayer Book – The Prayers of Anne Boleyn?

In 1873, Robert Marsham edited and described a manuscript owned by his brother, Charles Marsham, 3rd Earl of Romney, in “On a Manuscript Book of Prayers in a Binding of Gold Enamelled, said to have been given by Queen Anne Boleyn to a lady of the Wyatt Family: together with a Transcript of its Contents” […]

The Wyatt Prayer Book

| November 14, 2010

The Wyatt Prayer Book

There is a tradition that at her execution on the 19th May 1536, Anne Boleyn presented a member of the Wyatt family, thought to have been Lady Margaret Lee (sister of Thomas Wyatt and one of Anne’s ladies), with a prayer book. Unfortunately, this tradition is not backed up by contemporary sources and is not […]