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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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Lovers Who Changed History: The Love Letters of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
On turning over in my mind the contents of your last letters, I have put myself into great agony, not knowing how to interpret them, whether to my disadvantage, as you show in some places, or to my advantage, as I understand them in some others, beseeching you earnestly…

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This Mighty Realm

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
By Bonny G Smith This Mighty Realm – The Fourth Book of The Tudor Chronicles The fourth book of The Tudor Chronicles,?This Mighty Realm, was published on December 1, 2020. Two years in the writing, this brilliant novel tells the exciting story of the stormy relationship between Queen Elizabeth…

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T’was a month before Christmas…

T’was a month before Christmas,And all through the town,People wore masks,That covered their frown.The frown had begunWay back in the Spring,When a global pandemicChanged everything.They called it corona,But unlike the beer,It didn’t bring good times,It didn’t bring cheer.Contagious and deadly,This virus spread fast,Like a wildfire that startsWhen fueled by gas.Airplanes were grounded,Travel was banned.Borders were […]

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Talking Tudors

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Shared courtesy of Natalie Grueninger & On The Tudor Trail: Lucy Churchill’s astonishing reconstruction of The Moost Happi portrait medal is one of my most treasured possessions. It’s unquestionably the most true-to-life image of Anne Boleyn that we have, which is why I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that it’s…

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Ultimate Tudor Christmas Package 🎄

Originally posted on All Things Tudor:
Kathryn Holeman is back with her 2020 edition of the Ultimate Tudor Christmas Package! Maybe it’s the year or her product line but this gift box is so full that she could barely fit all of the items into one photo. This limited edition package includes $175 worth of…

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