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My review of ‘The House of Dudley by Joanne Paul

This superbly written book views events of the reigns of the Tudor monarchs through the eyes of the Dudley family. The family’s fortunes rose and fell with each change of monarch. From their non-noble beginnings, the Dudley’s had further to … Continue reading

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HistFest 2022 – The House of Dudley – 9th April 2022

HistFest 2022 – The House of Dudley Dr Joanne Paul discusses the Dudley family’s entanglement with the Tudor dynasty with Professor Kate Williams At the British Library and also online 9th April 15:00-16:15 ‘Each Tudor monarch made their name with … Continue reading

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Another book to look forward to that features Jane!

31st March 2022 – 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 … Continue reading

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BBC4 – Tuesday 24th September – England’s Forgotten Queen

The second episode of ‘England’s Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey’ presented by Helen Castor is repeated on BBC4 tonight. First broadcast in January 2018, the 3 part series also features ‘Jane’ historians, Leanda de Lisle, … Continue reading

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Books 2018 – on sale now – Queenship and Counsel in Early Modern Europe edited by Helen Matheson-Pollock, Joanne Paul and Catherine Fletcher

‘The discourse of political counsel in early modern Europe depended on the participation of men, as both counsellors and counselled. Women were often thought too irrational or imprudent to give or receive political advice―but they did in unprecedented numbers, as … Continue reading

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