General Works

Child-Life and Girlhood of Remarkable Women
W H D Adams
1885 (2nd edition), W Swan Sonnenschein & Co

The Schoolmaster
Roger Ascham
1570, (1923 reprint) edited by Edward Arber, Constable & Company Ltd

Painting History: Delaroche & Lady Jane Grey
(Essay – The Story of Lady Jane Grey by John Guy)
Stephen Bann & Linda Whiteley
2010, National Gallery Company Ltd

Notices of the Historic Persons Buried in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London: with an account of the discovery of the supposed remains of Queen Anne Boleyn
Doyne C Bell
1877, John Murray, Albemarle Street

The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine De Pizan’s Renaissance Legacy
Susan Groag Bell
2004,University of California Press

The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
Charlotte Bolland and Tarnya Cooper
2014, National Portrait Gallery Publications

Tudor & Jacobean Portraits
Charlotte Bolland
2019, National Portrait Gallery Publications

Crown & Sceptre: A New History of the British Monarchy from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II
Tracy Borman
2021, Hodder & Stoughton

Elizabeth’s Women: The Hidden Story of the Virgin Queen
Tracy Borman
2009, Jonathan Cape

The Story of the Tower of London
Tracy Borman
2015, Merrell

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Tudors But Were Afraid to Ask
Terry Breverton
2015, Amberley Publishing

Women and power at the French court, 1483-1563
Susan Broomhall
2018, Amsterdam University Press

The Torrington Diaries 1781-1794 (Volume 2)
edited by C Bruyn Andrews
1935, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd

Extracts from State Trials, 1 Mary, 1553 – and others, for High Treason
From Cobbett’s Complete Collection of State Trials
1809, London

Bloody Mary: Tudor Terror, 1553-1558
Phil Carradice
2018, Pen & Sword Books

She Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth
Helen Castor
2010, Faber and Faber

Tudor Monarchs: Lives in Letters
Andrea Clarke
2017, The British Library

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits
edited by Tarnya Cooper
2018, National Portrait Gallery

The Kings & Queens of England
Ian Crofton
2008, Quercus Publishing Ltd

Kings and Queens: 1200 Years of English and British Monarchs
Iain Dale
2023, Hodder & Stoughton

A Hidden History of the Tower of London: England’s Most Notorious Prisoners
John Paul Davis
2020, Pen and Sword History

Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England
James Daybell
2018, Oxford University Press

Tudor: The Family Story
Leanda de Lisle
2013, Chatto & Windus

Kings and Queens: A Comprehensive Guide to the History and Traditions of the British Monarchy
1994, Diamond Books

Tales from the Tower of London
by Daniel Diehl and Mark P Donnelly
2004, Sutton Publishing Ltd

Elizabeth I and Her Circle
Susan Doran
2015, Oxford University Press

The Tudor Chronicles
by Susan Doran
978 1847244222
2008, Quercus Publishing

Mary Tudor: Old and New Perspectives
edited by Susan Doran and Thomas S Freeman
2011, Palgrave Macmillan

Tudors and Stuarts on Film: Historical Perspectives
edited by Susan Doran and Thomas S Freeman
978 140394071
Palgrave Macmillan

Exploring the Lives of Women 1558-1837
Louise Duckling, Sara Read et al
2018, Pen & Sword History

Mortal Monarchs: 1000 Years of Royal Deaths
by Suzie Edge
2022, Wildfire

A Queen of a New Invention: Portraits of Lady Jane Grey Dudley, England’s Nine Days Queen
Stephan Edwards
2015, Old John Publishing

The Lady Jane Grey’s Prayer Book: British Library Harley Manuscript 2342, Fully Illustrated and Transcribed
J Stephan Edwards
2016, Old John Publishing

Catholic Renewal and Protestant Resistance in Marian England (Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700)
edited by Elizabeth Evenden and Vivienne Westbrook
2015, Ashgate Publishing Limited

The Private Lives of the Tudor Monarchs
edited by Christopher Falkus
1974, The Folio Society

Acts and Monuments
J Foxe

Early Modern English Noblewomen and Self-Starvation: The Skull Beneath the Skin
Sasha Garwood
2019, Routledge

The Tudors in Love: The Courtly Code Behind the Last Medieval Dynasty
Sarah Gristwood
2021, Oneworld Publications

Lost Faces: Identity and Discovery in Tudor Royal Portraiture
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the galleries of Philip Mould Ltd
Guest curator David Starkey
edited by Bendor Grosvenor
2007, West Park Press

Silent But for the Word: Tudor Women as Patrons, Translators, and Writers of Religious Works
edited by Margaret Patterson Hannay
1985, The Kent State University Press

Tower of London
Christopher Hibbert
1971, Reader’s Digest Associattion Limited, London

Tudor Queenship: The Reigns of Mary & Elizabeth
(Essay ‘Dressed to Impress’ by Maria Haywood)
edited by Alice Hunt & Anna Whitelock
2010, Palgrave Macmillan

Kings and Queens
National Portrait Gallery
2010, National Portrait Gallery Publications

Tudor Portraits: in the National Portrait Gallery Collection
National Portrait Gallery
1996, National Portrait Gallery Publications

Lives of Celebrated Female Sovereigns and Illustrious Women
Anna Jameson
Henry T Coates & Co

Tower: An Epic History of the Tower of London
Nigel Jones
2011, Hutchinson

The Other Tudors: Henry VIII’s Mistresses and Bastards
Phillipa Jones
2009, New Holland Publishers Ltd

A really useful guide to the Tudors
Sarah Kilby and David Souden
2015, Historic Royal Palaces

The Tudor Socialite: A Social Calendar of Tudor Life
Jan-Marie Knights
2021, Amberley Publishing

Of Household Stuff: The 1601 Inventories of Bess of Hardwick
Santina Levey and Peter Thornton
2001, The National Trust (Enterprises) Ltd

The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth
Matthew Lewis
2017, The History Press

The Sixteenth Century in 100 Women
Amy Licence
2023, Pen and Sword

Woodsmoke and Sage: The Five Senses 1485-1603: How the Tudors Experienced the World
Amy Licence
2021, The History Press

The King is Dead: The Last Will and Testament of Henry VIII
Suzannah Lipscomb
2015, Head of Zeus Ltd

After Elizabeth: How James King of Scots Won the Crown of England in 1603
Leanda de Lisle
2005, Harper Collins Publishers

The Tudors: History of a Dynasty
David Loades
2012, Continuum International Publishing

The Tudor Queens of England
David Loades
2009, Continuum UK

The Accession Coronation and Marriage of Mary Tudor as related in four manuscripts of the Escorial
Translated and published by C V Malfatti
MCMLVI, Barcelona

Queen Mary’s Women: Female Relatives, Servants, Friends and Enemies of Mary Queen of Scots
Rosalind K Marshall
2006, Birlinn Ltd

Lady Jane Grey: The Setting of the Reign
David Mathew
Eyre Methuen Ltd

A History of the Tudors in 100 Objects
John Matusiak
2019, The History Press

House of Tudor: A Grisly History
Mickey Mayhew
2022, Pen and Sword History

Women’s Wealth and Women’s Writing in Early Modern England
Elizabeth Mazzola
2009, Ashgate Publishing Limited

Prisoners in the Tower
John McLlwain
Pitkin Guides

Lust, Lies and Monarchy: The Secrets Behind Britain’s Royal Portraits
Stephen Millar
2020, Museyon Inc

Katherine Parr: Complete Works & Correspondence
edited by Janel Mueller
2011, University of Chicago Press Ltd

Prisoners of the Tower
edited by Clare Murphy and David Souden
Reprinted 2013, Historic Royal Palaces

England’s Boy King: The Diary of Edward VI, 1547-1553
edited by Jonathan North
2005, Ravenhall Books

She Wolves: The Notorious Queens of England
Elizabeth Norton
2008,The History Press Ltd

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Biography
1998, Oxford University Press

The House of Tudor
Alison Plowden
1998, Suttoon Publishing Limited

Tudor Women: Queens and Commoners
Alison Plowden
1998 (revised edition), Sutton Publishing Ltd

Princely Education in Early Modern Britain
Aysha Pollnitz
2015, Cambridge University Press

Original Letters Relative to the English Reformation, Written during the Reigns of King Henry VIII, King Edward VI and Queen Mary (Volume One)
Translated and edited for the Parker Society by Rev Hastings Robinson
1846, University Press

Who’s Who in History: Volume II Tudor England 1485-1603
C R N Routh
1964, Basil Blackwell

They Saw it Happen 1485-1688
C R N Routh
1965, Basil Blackwell

The Tower of London in the History of the Nation
A.L. Rowse
1972, Book Club Associates

An Illustrated Introduction to the Tudors
Gareth Russell
2014, Amberley Publishing

Mary and Philip: The marriage of Tudor England and Habsburg Spain
Alexander Samson
2020, Manchester University Press

Death & the Virgin: Elizabeth, Dudley & the Mysterious Fate of Amy Robsart
Chris Skidmore
2010, Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Great Ladies: The Forgotten Witnesses to the Lives of Tudor Queens
Sylvia Barbara Soberton
2017, Independently Published

Medical Downfall of the Tudors: Sex, Reproduction & Succession
Sylvia Barbara Soberton
2020, Independently Published

Bradgate Park: Childhood Home of Lady Jane Grey
Joan Stevenson and Anthony Squires
1999 (2nd edition), Kairos Press

The Letters of Lady Arbella Stuart
edited by Sara Jayne Steen
1994, Oxford University Press

Artists of the Tudor Court – The Portrait Miniature Rediscovered 1520-1620
by Roy Strong
1983, Victoria and Albert Museum

Tudor & Jacobean Portraits (Volume 1: Text)
Roy Strong
1969, London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office

Portraits of Queen Elizabeth I
Roy Strong
1963, Oxford University Press

Tudor & Jacobean Portraits (Volume 2: Plates)
Roy Strong
1969, London: Her Majesty’s Stationery Office

The National Portrait Gallery History of the Kings and Queens of England
David Williamson
1998, National Portrait Gallery Publications

The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies Volume III
1845, Charles Knight & Co

Traitors of the Tower (Quick Read for Young Adults)
Alison Weir
2010, Vintage

Queen Elizabeth’s Maids of Honour and Ladies of the Privy Chamber
Violet Wilson
1923, William Brendon & Son Ltd

Famous Last Words
Wood, Chris
2021, Pen and Sword History

Tudor England: A History
Lucy Wooding
2022, Yale University Press