So there you have it, a full circle of starting with a Catherine and ending with a Catherine. As we have seen over the last few months each of Henrys wives brought something different to their role as wife of the Tudor king. They all felt they knew how best to behave with the King… Read More We’re Six! The results….
Anne Boleyn is infamous. You hear the name and you instantly conjure up images of sex, power, glamour; hear the swing of the sword and feel the chill of the Tower. Anne Boleyn is drama. Her life was unprecedented, the effect of her actions and choices trickle down through history. There’s lots of obvious reasons… Read More One of a kind, no category – Anne Boleyn
Tomorrow is the start of Woman’s History Month. This year I have decided to focus on King Henry VIII six wives. With the West end musical, Six, being such a hit and the anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold ( 7 – 24 June 1520) what other way to celebrate the month than having… Read More ‘One of a kind, no Category’ – The Interesting wives of King Henry VIII
We have all heard of the Tudors and King Henry VIII and his 6 wives. Henry’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, was executed in May 1536, at the Tower of London for adultery, a treasonous offence when you were married to the King. One of those men accused was her own brother, George. Before his death… Read More The Boleyns in Essex – Rochford Hall
In the Kent countryside lies a picturesque moated Castle, a castle which was the childhood home of Anne Boylen, Henry VIII’s second wife who was executed on the scaffold in 1536. This Castle is Hever and it has over 700 years of history to explore as well as 125 acres of grounds. Over the next… Read More Hever Castle