Tag: Hilary Mantel

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

Is it All Sex and Scandal?

TUDOR FICTION: is it all sex and scandal? by Elizabeth Fremantle I thought I’d run out of things to say about Wolf Hall when my attention was drawn to Laura Miller’s article in Salon, in which she responds to the TV adaptation of Mantel’s novels in the context of other Tudor texts.  In it Miller […]

Sir Francis Bryan The First Rockstar?

Sir Francis Bryan The First Rockstar?

With the U.S. release of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall on PBS this week, Americans will be re-introduced to the lure of England’s King Henry VIII. Many of us have shared a passion for this era in history for a while; yet others are learning of the intrigue and drama of this era for the first […]

HOW TO HOST A TUDOR-THEMED DINNER PARTY by Alison Weir

HOW TO HOST A TUDOR-THEMED DINNER PARTY by Alison Weir

Alison Weir. When she became my friend on Facebook, I cried. This lady writes history books which are so well written they read as easily as fiction. When I visit the U.K., I haunt book stores, looking for U.K. First Editions of her books, to correspond with the U.S. First Editions I own. She has […]

Three Card Trick #WolfHall .@tudorscribe

Three Card Trick #WolfHall .@tudorscribe

Nancy Bilyeau, author of an award-winning Tudor mystery series, recaps the first episode of Masterpiece Theatre’s “Wolf Hall.” Her recap was first published on Medivalists.net. They have been kind enough to let us share this with you today. http://www.medievalists.net/2015/04/05/review-of-wolf-hall-episode-1-three-card-trick/ Review of Wolf Hall, Episode 1: Three Card Trick BY MEDIEVALISTS.NET – APRIL 5, 2015POSTED IN: […]

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England, Part IV -Thomas Cromwell’s Austin Friars (Tribute to Hilary Mantel and WOLF HALL)

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England, Part IV -Thomas Cromwell’s Austin Friars (Tribute to Hilary Mantel and WOLF HALL)

Originally featured April 6, 2015 in 2015 Tribute to Hilary Mantel by Royal Squire on QueenAnneBoleyn.com Thomas Cromwell’s Austin Friars (Tribute to Hilary Mantel and WOLF HALL) by Beth von Staats ________________________________________________   ________________________________________________ Through the brilliant fiction of twice Man Booker Prize honored Hilary Mantel in Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies, not only […]

ANNE AND DIANA: THE REVENGE OF THE CONSORTS by Susan Bordo

ANNE AND DIANA: THE REVENGE OF THE CONSORTS by Susan Bordo

July 22, 2013.  Three months earlier, The Creation of Anne Boleyn had been published, and my book’s Facebook page had been filled for weeks with postings about the upcoming birth of the royal baby. The world was entranced with the latest unfolding of the fairy tale.  I was swept up, too, but also growing annoyed […]

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England Continues @theTudorTimes

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England Continues @theTudorTimes

Our second stop in the Fear and Loathing in Tudor England series continues our friends at Tudor Times. As with all important relationships anymore, we ‘met’ on Twitter. It’s amazing how many of my favorite publications and writers connect with with their readers. With that in mind, I would like to introduce you to my […]

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England Begins #WolfHall

Fear and Loathing in Tudor England Begins #WolfHall

Today begins my new blog series, which I refer to as Fear and Loathing in Tudor England. This title, although a play on words from one of my favorite writers (Hunter S. Thompson), is due to what people who lived in the Tudor era of history must have experienced. What you will discover from this […]

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