Category Archives: Books 2022

Books 2022 – on sale today – The Siege of Loyalty House by Jessie Childs

‘A greater proportion of the British population died in the civil wars of the seventeenth century than in the world wars of the twentieth. Jessie Childs recovers the shock of this conflict by plunging us into one of its most … Continue reading

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Books 2022 – on sale now – a book that mentions Jane…

Mary I in Writing: Letters, Literature, and Representation: Letters, Literature, and Representation edited by Valerie Schutte and Jessica S Hower ‘This book—along with its companion volume Writing Mary I: History, Historiography, and Fiction—centers on representations of Queen Mary I in … Continue reading

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Another book that features Lady Jane to look forward to….

29th September 2022 – Mortal Monarchs: 1000 Years of Royal Deaths by Suzie Edge ‘How the monarchs of England and Scotland met their deaths has been a wonderful mixture of violence, infections, overindulgence and occasional regicide. In Mortal Monarchs, medical … Continue reading

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My review of ‘House of Tudor: A Grisly History’ by Mickey Mayhew

‘House of Tudor: A Grisly History’ certainly lives up to its title. Forty-five historical events are covered including battles, sickness, executions and the horrors of everyday life. The grisly is balanced by the author’s approach with some humour amongst the … Continue reading

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‘Cecily Bonville-Grey Marchioness of Dorset’ Interview with Sarah J Hodder

Sarah J Hodder’s is the author of ‘The Queen’s Sisters: The Lives of the Sisters of Elizabeth Woodville’ and ‘The York Princesses: The Daughters of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.’ Her latest book ‘Cecily Bonville-Grey – Marchioness of Dorset: From … Continue reading

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