Category Archives: Books 2022

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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Books 2022 – on sale today – The House of Dudley: A New History of Tudor England by Joanne Paul

‘Each Tudor monarch made their name with a Dudley by their side – or by crushing one beneath their feet. The Dudleys thrived at the court of Henry VII, but were sacrificed to the popularity of Henry VIII. Rising to … Continue reading

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