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Between 1309 and 1814, the surface of the Thames froze over a number of times in the London area – though only once during Henry VIII’s long reign. While temperatures were colder in those days, the...

Between 1309 and the surface of the Thames froze over a number of times in the London area – though only once during Henry VIII’s long reign. While temperatures were colder in those days, the.

The Autobiography of Henry VIII

All time favorite book by Margaret George, The Autobiography of Henry VIII

Bastard Prince by Beverly A Murphy:  It took Henry VIII 28 years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy was born in 1519 after the king's affair with a gentlewomannamed Elizabeth Blount. He was...

Bastard Prince by Beverly A Murphy: It took Henry VIII 28 years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy was born in 1519 after the king's affair with a gentlewomannamed Elizabeth Blount. He was...

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In this riveting account Alison Weir paints a unique portrait of these extraordinary rulers, examining their intricate relationships to each other and…

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne.

A great book on the six wives, very detailed.

"One of the first books I ever read on Tudor history. While some of the conclusions have since been disproven(especially where Anne Boleyn is concerned) this is still a great, very detailed one-stop shop for your info on Henry VIII's wives.

My favorite movie.  Beautiful.  Great moral value and clear Truth.  >The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley marries off his son, Guildford to Lady Jane Grey, whom he places on the throne after Edward dies. At first hostile to each other, Guildford and Jane fall in love. But they cannot withstand the course of power which…

Lady Jane (1986)

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son Edward, is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a .

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory  (I usually prefer historical non-fiction because I get annoyed with the liberties historical fiction writers take. Even though the inaccuracies of this book were glaringly obvious this is still one of the best historical fiction books I've ever read. I read it at least once a year.)

Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl-Philippa Gregory. I'm tentatively interested in reading this since I liked the movie well enough.

A Handy Guide To "Wolf Hall," Your Next British TV Obsession

A Handy Guide To “Wolf Hall,” Your Next British TV Obsession

Wolf Hall is a six-part adaptation of two of Hilary Mantels novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies. Starring Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell as he navigates the shifting political waters of Henry VIIIs England.

Anne Boleyn's execution speech. IMAGE: Natalie Dormer as Queen Anne Boleyn, Showtime's 'The Tudors'.

Her eloquent, brave speech moves me to tears whenever I read it listening/watching Natalie Dormer deliver Anne's speech never fails to make sob. Queen Anne was a remarkable young woman and a courageous, cunning queen.

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