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Book Review: King Stephen and the Anarchy by Chris Peers

The time was medieval England and the place was an open field on the outskirts of a very frightened village. Two enormous armies had appeared on the horizon and promptly lined themselves up in battle array, preparing to do face [...]

November 4, 2019 Articles, Book Reviews, Empress Matilda, Henry I, Henry II, Stephen I

Book Review: Matilda-Empress, Queen, Warrior by Catherine Hanley

Most of the tales of history we’ve been taught growing up have been the stories of men, not women. While there is no doubt powerful women existed and exerted their influence over government just as much as the men, chroniclers [...]

August 18, 2019 Book Reviews, Empress Matilda, Henry I, Henry II, Plantagenets, Stephen I
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Best Books About the Tudors

The Best Books About the Tudors Have you recently discovered the Tudors and want to learn more? Are you an avid Tudor fanatic obsessed with having every Tudor-related book on your shelf? The list below of the Best Books About [...]

February 11, 2019 Articles, Book Reviews

Book Review: The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown by Nathen Amin

For Tudor lovers, there are a plethora of books available about the Wars of the Roses, the rise of the Tudor dynasty, and the reigns of King Henry VIII and his daughter Queen Elizabeth I. Less material exists on a [...]

December 1, 2018 Book Reviews, Henry VI, The Beauforts

Book Review: The White Princess by Philippa Gregory

As you might have guessed from my previous Tudor book reviews, I’m not a big reader of historical fiction, but with the upcoming Starz series based on “The White Princess” set to premiere on April 16, 2017 (view trailer below), [...]

March 14, 2017 Book Reviews, Elizabeth of York

Book Review: Royal Blood by Bertram Fields

Book Review: Royal Blood-Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes by Bertram Fields If you’re like me, you get frustrated when you buy a new Tudor history book hoping for an honest, balanced take on Richard III, but instead [...]

September 12, 2016 Book Reviews, Richard III

Book Review: Henry VII by Sean Cunningham

Book Reviews King Henry VII, aka Henry Tudor, has been relegated to the shadows of his larger-than-life-son Henry VIII, and the notorious kings that came before him – Edward IV and Richard III. But without Henry VII, there would be [...]

January 13, 2012 Book Reviews, Henry VII