Book Review: Henry VIII in 100 Object – The Tyrant King Who Had Six Wives

Henry VIII in 100 Objects - The Tyrant King who had Six Wives - By Paul Kendall Review by Sarah J. Hodder I was hugely excited to read and review this book as Henry VIII is such a giant of a historical figure and I was intrigued to learn about 100 objects linked to him. I also adore visiting historical houses and castles and looking in the display cases at the fashion, letters and bits and pieces that have survived over the centuries so this book really intrigued me. [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]