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‘Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots’ by Kate Williams added to the website…

‘Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots’ added to the Other Biographies section of the bibliography. Entry added to the following: Art – Paintings – NPG Unknown Woman (Boughton House portrait).

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Jane’s letter to Thomas Harding

Whilst a prisoner in the Tower of London, Jane wrote a letter to her former chaplain, Thomas Harding. Ives dates this letter to the late autumn of 1553 (1), after Jane had heard that Dr Harding had converted to Catholicism. … Continue reading

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Thank you…

In town today I bumped into one of the history teachers who taught me for my A-level. I haven’t seen Ms Collins since 1994. It was her and Mrs Grainger who awakened my love of history and my interest in … Continue reading

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Books 2017 – on sale today – Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire by Amy Licence

15th November 2017 – Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire by Amy Licence ‘Anne Boleyn, the femme fatale whose unconventional beauty inspired poets, and so entranced Henry VIII with her wit, allure and style that he was prepared to set aside … Continue reading

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19th July 1553…

Events by Place – Tower of London Another look at…19th July 1553

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