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Local Author Named as Consultant to Picnooga

Marion County, Tenn. – Picnooga today announced that USA Today best-selling author and historian Deb Hunter is onboard as a consultant. The Atlanta resident is Source: Local Author Named as Consultant to Picnooga

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Taking A Chance On Kindle Vella

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Midsummer Magic in Tudor England

“Whatever is dreamed on this night, will come to pass.” — William Shakespeare, A MidSummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare wrote of the enchantments of summer solstice. Each year, on a day between June 20-June 24, we have solstice — the longest day of the year. This day has been celebrated throughout history as a day of magic. […]

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Book Review: Phoenix Rising (a novel of Anne Boleyn) by Hunter S Jones

Originally posted on Brooklyn.the.bookworm:
90 pages Published in 2015 5 out of 5 stars Sypnosis from Goodreads: The last hour of Anne Boleyn’s life… Court intrigue, revenge and all the secrets of the last hour are revealed as one queen falls and another rises to take her place on destiny’s stage. A young…

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The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Rare surviving piece of dress once worn by Elizabeth I currently on display at Hampton Court Palace alongside world-famous Rainbow PortraitFollowing a three-year conservation project by Historic Royal Palaces, the spectacular Bacton Altar Cloth is on display at Elizabeth I’s former home this autumn, united for the first time…

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King and Collector

‘Packed with absorbing detail and brilliant insights … I was gripped from the first paragraph’ Alison Weir  ‘Beautifully written and impeccably … King and Collector

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Medicine, Magic and Music

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
The Healing Properties of Music Observed in the Lives of Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots & Elizabeth I by Hunter S. Jones When we think of Tudor England, various images flash through our mind. Kings, many queens, dashing courtiers, spies, and ruthless intrigues enter the mix. Add a…

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Medicine, Magic and Music: The Healing Properties of Music Observed in the Lives of Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
PART 1 – ANNE BOLEYN Painting believed to be Anne Boleyn When we think of Tudor England, various images flash through our mind. Kings, many queens, dashing courtiers, spies, and ruthless intrigues enter the mix. Add a dash of Renaissance fashion and religious upheaval and you have a heady,…

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Tudor Jewelry

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Danegeld Historic Jewellery Please welcome Danegeld Historic Jewllery and the owner, George Easton to All Things Tudor. If this jewelry doesn’t tempt you, I don’t know… The mission of Danegold is to accurately research and reproduce period metalwork. According to the owner, “I always try to make my pieces…

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Dramatis Personae – The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel

Originally posted on Catherine Meyrick:
I have been savouring The Mirror and the Light for about a month now and, like most people, when I think of Thomas Cromwell I think of Mark Rylance although I know he looks nothing like Cromwell. Apart from the major players, I have no idea what many of the…

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