Author Archives: Tamise

My review of ‘1000 Tudor People’ by Melita Thomas

‘1000 Tudor People’ is a must have for anyone with an interest in the Tudor period. Included in the 1000 are royalty, consorts, nobility and ordinary people. As well as biographies, this richly illustrated book covers a wealth of other … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – on sale today – The Waiting Game: The Untold Story of the Women Who Served the Tudor Queens

‘Every Tudor Queen had ladies-in-waiting. They were her confidantes and her chaperones. Only the Queen’s ladies had the right to enter her most private chambers, spending hours helping her to get dressed and undressed, caring for her clothes and jewels, … Continue reading

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‘Three Queens’ by Rosamund Gravelle at the Barons Court Theatre – 23 April to 11 May

‘Three Queens’ by Rosamund Gravelle, opened tonight at the Barons Court Theatre in London. ‘February, 1554. ​Queen Mary wears the crown of a nation divided by religion. Before the dawn breaks, confessions will be made, prayers will be sent, and … Continue reading

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Books 2024 – Another book that features Jane to look forward to…

30 July – Tudor Executions: From Nobility To The Block by Helene Harrison ‘The Tudors as a dynasty executed many people, both high and low. But the nobility were the ones consistently involved in treason, either deliberately or unconsciously. Exploring … Continue reading

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‘Searching for a Portrait of Lady Jane Grey Dudley’ – Syon 3 April 2024

On Wednesday 3rd April, Stephan Edwards gave a talk about Lady Jane portraiture at Syon. Syon is the home to a possible portrait of Jane. So it was wonderful to see the portrait before Stephan’s talk.

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