Tag: Tudor England

The Red Rose and The White #Tudors

The Red Rose and The White #Tudors

Although Henry Tudor’s victory over Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth in October 1483 won him the Kingdom of England by right of conquest there were plenty of English nobles and Yorkist claimants to the throne who remained discontented by what they saw as his weak Lancastrian right to kingship.  Henry Tudor needed a […]

Author Beth von Staats In A Nutshell

Author Beth von Staats In A Nutshell

Welcome Beth von Staats to ExPats Post! Here’s a little insight into this erudite author. Beth is a history writer of both fiction and non-fiction short works. A life-long history enthusiast, Beth holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. She is the owner and administrator of […]

Announcement via the Society of Authors and Hunter S. Jones

Announcement via the Society of Authors and Hunter S. Jones

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT For Immediate Release June 12, 2015 Atlanta, GA – Hunter S. Jones announced today that the prestigious Society of Authors based in London, England, has elected her into membership, effective immediately. Her membership is based on the recent success of her historical literary work, Phoenix Rising: A novel of Anne Boleyn, published by […]

Watch the Lady #SummerMustRead

Watch the Lady #SummerMustRead

UPDATE: Elizabeth Fremantle will be hosting a Facebook Q&A next week, on 6/16/2015 from 7-9pm UK time (2-4pm EST). For easy reference, you can find her Facebook page here:  Elizabeth Fremantle Author From “a brilliant new player in the court of royal fiction” (People), comes the mesmerizing story of Lady Penelope Devereux—the daring young beauty […]

Fear and Loathing in #Tudor England #Characters Sunday Edition 1

Fear and Loathing in #Tudor England #Characters Sunday Edition 1

Nancy Bilyeau is the author of an award-winning trilogy of historical thrillers set during the reign of Henry VIII – The Crown, The Chalice, and The Tapestry. I sent her one question after reading her books…how did you develop the character of Joanna Stafford, an imaginary Catholic novice during the historical era which witnessed the […]

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 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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