Jane and George Boleyn’s Children (Guest Post)

Guest post by Danielle Marchant Anne Boleyn’s younger brother, George, was married to Jane Parker for over ten years. However, they never had children of their own. Often in Historical Fiction, one of the reasons why their marriage is viewed as an unhappy one is due to the lack of children produced. However, was it true [...]

Book Review: “The Raven’s Widow” by Adrienne Dillard

Book Review: “The Raven’s Widow” by Adrienne Dillard

It is through my connections to the Tudor world online that I ran into author Adrienne Dillard. Adrienne is a total sweetheart and sent me her book to review after I asked her to write an article about Jane Boleyn for my site. I already had a growing "To Be Read" pile going on but [...]

Who was responsible for the downfall of Anne Boleyn? (Guest Post)

Who was responsible for the downfall of Anne Boleyn? (Guest Post)

Today we take a look at one fan of the Tudor dynasty's take on the downfall of Anne Boleyn. The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily of the owner of this site. There were no sources included. We post these articles to draw discussion on topics such as the [...]

The Boleyn Girls of Clonony Castle: Elizabeth and Mary

The Boleyn Girls of Clonony Castle: Elizabeth and Mary

Boleyn Girls: In Ireland, at Clonony Castle, there is a story of two Boleyn girls. No, not the Anne and Mary Boleyn we all know so well but the Irish Elizabeth and Mary Boleyn - possible descendants of George Boleyn, Lord Rochford. Wait. Did she just say George Boleyn, Lord Rochford?  But he didn't have [...]

Jane Boleyn: Victim of History

Jane Boleyn: Victim of History

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lady Jane Parker was born in Norfolk around 1505 to Henry Parker, 10th Baron Morley and Alice St John. Her family was wealthy, well-connected, and respected by their peers. As a noblewoman, we can assume that Jane's education included reading, writing, religious instruction and courtly entertainment like... dancing, singing and playing an [...]

The Tower of London – the Most Haunted Castle in England

The Tower of London – the Most Haunted Castle in England

The Tower of London could be called the most haunted place in London as it has seen hundred of executions. Some justified, some not. Many of the prisoners who entered the Tower only left to go to their execution. Most executions were public events and were well attended. Seems a little morbid now. Traitors could [...]