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The Queen’s Executioner – Juliana Cummings [Short story]

Our second post for the anniversary of Anne’s death comes from Juliana, and I feel like it is compliments Lisa’s

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Anne Boleyn’s fall. Worlds Collide – Tereza Bodnar [Write up]

The first in the series of posts for the anniversary is from Tereza Bodnar. I think this is a particularly good piece to start with as it discusses her views on what caused the downfall of Anne. … Anne Boleyn’s fall. Worlds Collide by Tereza Bodnar [Introductory note] Anne Boleyn’s fall (as well as her rise into power) is a result of manifold various reasons, of the complex political game and personal collision. In the following essay, I would like to dwell upon one of the most striking, and for me, most crucial of these reasons – the personalities of Anne and Henry themselves. In my opinion, it is important to decipher (or at least slightly open the subject) somewhat traditional and superficial myth, which sometimes takes place, of these two being simple villains who deserved their end: Anne – a scheming careerist and Henry – a bloodthirsty tyrant. Besides additional actors and tools, I am convinced, that the cause

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Anniversary of Anne Boleyn Series/Travels

As I’m sure most of you have already noticed (especially if you’re on the Facebook page), I’m travelling! As I sit here typing this, I’m leaving the beautiful city of Edinburgh, for the highlands! I’ve been so busy the last little while, I feel like I’ve neglecting the posts I should be posting, so to make up for it, I’m going to work on the blogs in preparation for submissions I received for the anniversary of Anne Boleyns’ death (as well as The Spanish Princess series!) Anniversary of Anne Boleyn series For the anniversary of Anne Boleyns death (can you believe it’s been so long?! It feels like it was just yesterday!), Im going to sharing submissions from you wonderful people over a span of 3 days, starting tomorrow (18th) until the 20th (Sunday). Should any of you other readers get inspired and want to write something SEND IT IN! I’m more than happy to share what you’ve written after

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Lady Jane Grey – Richard Harries [Poem]

This post today is something slightly different! It’s the author of a poem, reading it! When Richard contacted me, I immediately thought it was a fantastic way to allow you all to experience it! If any of you poets out there are interested in doing this, I would love to have more on the site! Contact me! … Lady Jane Grey