Category Archives: the tudors

On This Day In History – May 19th 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Executed

May 19th 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn, who had been arrested and tried for the crimes of incest and treason, was executed at the Tower of London. I’ve been quite open about my Tudor Burnout, however Anne Boleyn was one … Continue reading

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Tired of The Tudors

Picture by me The Tudors have been a huge interest of mine since I was at least 8 years old, when we did a big project at primary school about Henry VIII’s six wives. We had to paint a particular … Continue reading

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Southampton – A Perfect Place for the History Enthusiast

I’ve been struggling for a few days to think of anything to write for the blog, and can only describe this lull as some kind of writers block. There are book reviews to be written and shared but if I’m … Continue reading

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On This Day In History: 13th February 1542

Picture source http://tudorhistory.org/howard/gallery.html I have written extensively on Katherine Howard in my “Inspirations from History” series, so please do feel free to check that out. On this day in history, 13th February 1542, the young Katherine Howard and Lady Jane … Continue reading

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A Witch With Six Fingers? Errr, no

“Anne Boleyn was the evil one wasn’t she? The witch with 6 fingers?” This very question was asked to me today during a conversation at work. I was horrified, and I ended up facepalming very much in the same style … Continue reading

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