Two more books added to the website


(c) HRP

(c) HRP


‘A Really Useful Guide to the Tudors by Sarah Kilby and David Souden added to the General Works section of the bibliography.

Entries added to the following:

Paintings – StreathamDelaroche, Master John and Engravings – Unknown Artists.




(c) HRP

(c) HRP


‘Prisoners of the Tower’ edited by Clare Murphy and David Souden added to the General Works section of the bibliography.

Entries added to the following:

Paintings – Delaroche, and Hook.



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The Private Lives of the Tudors by Tracy Borman added to the website



(c) Hodder & Stoughton

(c) Hodder & Stoughton


‘The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the secrets of Britain’s greatest dynasty’ by Tracy Borman added to the Other Biographies section of the bibliography.

Entries added to the following:

Primary Accounts – Dress and Paintings – NPG – Unknown Woman.



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History of Royals Magazine…article featuring Jane


(c) Imagine Publishing

(c) Imagine Publishing


As well as a very interesting article about Elizabeth I by Elizabeth Norton (Elizabeth I: The Virgin Queen?), I was pleased to discover that issue 5 of ‘History of Royals’ magazine also features Lady Jane.


(c) Imagine Publishing

(c) Imagine Publishing


‘Conspiring against the Queen’ by Tom Garner, is an in depth look at the Wyatt rebellion of 1554. The defeat of which, led to the execution of Jane and Guildford.


You can buy ‘History of the Royals Magazine’ from Imagine Shop.

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Update to how the Streatham portrait has been displayed over the years…


On Friday I visited Montacute House in Somerset. The ‘Lady Jayne’ Streatham portrait has been on display there since late spring 2015. I have added the current description of the portrait.

A look at how the Streatham portrait has been displayed over the years…


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(c) NPG



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UK cover for ‘Game of Queens’ by Sarah Gristwood


 (c) Oneworld Publications

(c) Oneworld Publications


I really like the UK cover for Sarah Gristwood’s ‘Game of Queens: The Women Who Made Sixteenth Century Europe.’ It will be published by Oneworld publications on 6th October.


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