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George Boleyn by Clare Cherry and Claire Ridgeway


BLURB: “George Boleyn has gone down in history as being the brother of the ill-fated Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII, and for being executed for treason, after being found guilty of incest and of conspiring to kill the King. 328 more words

Princess Mary Tudor: No Other Queen But My Mother

On 18 February 1516, at four o’clock in the morning, Queen Catherine gave birth to a daughter who was named Mary…. As at every birth to every royal lady at this time, “a prince” had been confidently expected. 3,478 more words

Anne The Haughty

Katherine Howard executed

On February 13th 1542 Henry VIII’s fifth queen, his “rose without a thorn”, was executed.   Historians and programme makers often focus on her naughty ways but in reality she was little more than a child- nineteen at the most- when she died having been groomed for abuse during her childhood and then made into a political pawn for the Howard family and the Duke of Norfolk. 603 more words

The Tudors

On The Brink of Disaster

It is a crisp and bright winter’s day and the King and most of the court are outside in the tiltyard enjoying the winter jousting. I would normally be in the stands to watch my husband take part in his favourite pastime, but today I am content to stay behind in my warm and cosy chambers. 1,120 more words

Anne Boleyn

Bleak News Reaches Hever Castle

The countryside in Kent during the month of May is truly one of God’s greatest miracles and for a few brief seconds between sleep and wakefulness I have forgotten that these days have been the worst of my life. 878 more words

Anne Boleyn

Jane Boleyn – Condemner of Queens - Part 2

But where was Jane Boleyn during all this?

Stuck in a loveless, childless marriage to the intelligent, good looking George, who was a palace courtier during the early reign of King Henry VIII and a firm favourite of the King due to his quick wit and intelligence. 1,929 more words


Fictive Kin: Anne Boleyn's Imaginary Relatives

Anne Boleyn, like almost everyone else at the English court, had a large and not invariably friendly web of relatives, many of whom necessarily make regular appearances in the novels written about her. 3,259 more words

The Many Faces Of Anne Boleyn