Love in the Past Lane: Writing Historical Romance (Guest Post)

Love in the Past Lane: Writing Historical Romance by Natalie Murray, author of Emmie and the Tudor King The contentious advice to write what you know is particularly unhelpful for historical romance authors. I write books set mostly in sixteenth-century England and, the last time I checked, I wasnt 450 years old (although sometimes I feel it *creak*). So I admittedly have little experience with chamber pots, jousting, and high treason, but I do know romance, [More]

Book Review: “Anna, Duchess of Cleves” by Heather R. Darsie

As of the last few years, Anne of Cleves is arguably the most popular of Henry VIII's wives. I know, I know...Anne Boleyn fans hate me for writing that. Even though Anne Boleyn will most likely forever be the most tragic and loved wife of Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves is giving her a run for her money in the 21st century. Anne of Cleves was the fourth bride of Henry VIII, and his second foreign bride after Katherine of Aragon. Anne was the wife who followed Jane Seymour. But [More]

Biblical Perspective on the King’s Great Matter (Guest Post)

Guest post by Serena Joy Mitra * This article is written from a Protestant perspective and the authors views do not necessarily reflect those of Tudors Dynasty. All Scripture is taken from the 1611 KJV. 'And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.' ( Leviticus 20;21 ) The above mentioned verse was the foundation of Henry VIII's claim that his marriage to Katherine of Aragon [More]