Author Archives: Tamise

A look at the ‘Tudors to Windsors’ exhibition at the Bendigo Art Gallery,Australia.

‘Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits’ opened at the Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia on 16th March and runs until 14th July. The exhibition includes the portrait of Lady Jane that was discovered in a house in Streatham in January 2006 … Continue reading

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Books 2019 – on sale today – Daughters of Chivalry: The Forgotten Children of Edward I by Kelcey Wilson-Lee

‘Virginal, chaste, humble, patiently waiting for rescue by brave knights and handsome princes: this idealized – and largely mythical – notion of the medieval noblewoman still lingers. Yet the reality was very different, as Kelcey Wilson-Lee shows in this vibrant … Continue reading

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Exhibition featuring painting of Lady Jane opens in Australia

‘Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits’ exhibition at the ‘Bendigo Art Gallery’, Australia, opened on Saturday and runs until 14th July. ‘Tudors to Windsors traces the history of the British monarchy through the outstanding collection of the National Portrait Gallery, … Continue reading

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On this day in 1528…

Mary Tudor, Duchess of Suffolk wrote a letter to Cardinal Wolsey from Castle Rising on this day in 1528. Mary to Wolsey March 17 1528 ‘My very good lorde as hertely as I can I commande me unto your good … Continue reading

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Books 2019 – 2 new books on sale today…

15th March – Louis XIV: The Real King of Versailles by Josephine Wilkinson ‘Intelligent, authoritative, and often surprising, a biography of the most famous of French monarchs, by an acclaimed biographer and historian. Louis XIV’s story has all the ingredients … Continue reading

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