August 2 – The Duke of Buckingham and Thornbury Castle

| August 2, 2022

August 2 – The Duke of Buckingham and Thornbury Castle

On this day in Tudor history, 2nd August 1514, Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, was granted a licence to found a college at his manor of Thornbury. Find out more about Thornbury Castle in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts… Trivia: Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn stayed at Thornbury Castle on their progress to the southwest in […]

Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

| March 11, 2014

Top 3 Places to Stay Where Anne Boleyn Stayed

It’s wonderful to visit historic places linked to Anne Boleyn, but I know from experience that there’s nothing quite like actually staying in one and it is possible to do. Here are my top three picks for accommodation linked to Anne Boleyn. Have you stayed in one? Do share your experience in the comments section […]

My Tudor Idyll at Thornbury Castle by Nancy Smith

| November 18, 2011

My Tudor Idyll at Thornbury Castle by Nancy Smith

Today, we have a guest post from Anne Boleyn Files visitor, Nancy Smith. Some of you will know Nancy from meeting her on The Anne Boleyn Experience 2010 and Executed Queens Tour 2011, and those of you who read the blog diaries I kept on the tours will have seen Nancy in the photos – […]