Author Archives: Tamise

Trial in fiction

On 13th November 1553, Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley stood trial at the Guildhall in London. The trial has featured in a number of historical novels. In A Dangerous Inheritance by Alison Weir, the announcement of the trial is seen … Continue reading

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Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings – Southwark Cathedral 28th March

Lady Jane Grey is included in the ‘Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings’ day at Southwark Cathedral next March. Tudor Queens: The Hearts and Stomachs of Kings Saturday 28th March 2020 10:30-17:00 Southwark Cathedral £12.50-£15 ‘As the nation … Continue reading

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Books 2019 – on sale today – Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch by Nicola Tallis

‘During the bloody and uncertain days of the Wars of the Roses, Margaret Beaufort was married to the half brother of the Lancastrian king Henry VI. A year later she endured a traumatic birth that brought her and her son … Continue reading

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Books 2019 – on sale now – Stephen and Matilda’s Civil War: Cousins of Anarchy by Matthew Lewis

‘The Anarchy was the first civil war in post-Conquest England, enduring throughout the reign of King Stephen between 1135 and 1154. It ultimately brought about the end of the Norman dynasty and the birth of the mighty Plantagenet kings. When … Continue reading

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‘The House of Grey: Friends & Foes of Kings’ Interview with Melita Thomas

Melita’s first book, ‘The King’s Pearl: Henry VIII and his daughter Mary’ was published by Amberley in 2017. Her new book, ‘The House of Grey: Friends & Foes of Kings’ was published by Amberley in September 2019. Melita is also … Continue reading

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