Tag: anne boleyn

Historical Reads: A State Funeral for Richard III?

Following the news that Richard III’s remains may have been found, author Gareth Russell wonders what kind of funeral he should be given. And why he believes “things like historical apologies, historical compensation and grand gestures of historical rehabilitation” aren’t right. To quote: However, I am very uneasy with things like historical apologies, historical compensation

Book Review: The Lady In The Tower by Alison Weir

I’ve always been fascinated by Anne Boleyn and her tragic story. After refusing to become king Henry VIII’s mistress, she eventually married him after causing a schism in the Church only to be executed three years later for crimes that she (very probably) never committed. The story of her fall is as interesting, and a