Book Review | Anna of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait

I have been fascinated with Tudor history for years. And while I’ve focused a bit more on Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I (what can I say, they’re fascinating), I’ve always been curious about the rest of Henry VIII’s wives. And I am thoroughly enjoying learning all about them via Alison Weir’s Six Tudor Queens series. […]

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Book Review | Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen

Two of my favorite books of 2017 were the first and second books in Alison Weir’s Six Tudor Queens series (check out my reviews of Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen and Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession). Obviously, I had to get my hands on the newest installment, Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen as soon as possible. I […]

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Book Review | Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession

I have been fascinated by Anne Boleyn for most of my life. I always loved studying Tudor history, and she (along with her daughter Elizabeth I) is easily one of the more interesting characters from that period. Her story is fascinating and tragic, and she has always been portrayed as somewhat of a seductive villainess, […]

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Book Review | Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen

Between the ages of about sixteen and nineteen, I read almost exclusively Tudor historical fiction. I have always been fascinated by that time period – the customs, the costumes, and, above all, the people. When I saw the opportunity to revisit that period, and from the point of view of a figure I knew relatively […]

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