Book Reviews

Book News February 2023

*contains affiliate links*   The Boleyns: From the Tudors to the Windsors  Hardcover – 15 October 2022 (UK) & 15 February 2023 (US) Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII, was executed on 19 May 1536. Her sister Mary, rumoured mistress to the monarch, lived on and survived the king’s wrath. But this is [read more]

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Book News January 2023

*contains affiliate links* The Beauforts: Lineage, Ambition and Obligation 1373-1510  Hardcover – 15 September 2022 (UK) & 15 January 2023 (US) Four bastard children of John of Gaunt and his mistress Katherine Swynford vigorously made their way in the world despite their questionable origin, and when all four were retrospectively declared legitimate they were each [read more]

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Book News December 2022

*contains affiliate links* The Woodville Women: 100 Years of Plantagenet and Tudor History  Hardcover – 30 October 2022 (UK) & 31 December 2022 (US) Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to Edward IV and mother of the Princes in the Tower. Elizabeth of York, daughter of Elizabeth Woodville and the first Tudor queen of England. Elizabeth Grey, granddaughter [read more]