Researching Jasper: A Guest Post by Tony Riches

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I’m delighted to be hosting Tony Riches, author of Jasper: Book Two of the Tudor Trilogy, a novel about one of my favorite people, Jasper Tudor! Over to Tony: Researching JASPER – Book Two of The Tudor Trilogy, by Tony …

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On the Trail of the Yorks: Excerpt from Kristie Dean’s New Book

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I’m delighted to be hosting my friend Kristie Dean on her blog tour for her latest book, On the Trail of the Yorks! Today is the anniversary of the death of Anne Neville, future queen of Richard III, and Kristie …

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It’s Easy as Pie (Chart) to Write Wars of the Roses/Tudor Fiction!

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Inspired by this pie chart about how to write a novel about Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, I decided to post a few of my own helpful pie charts on my Facebook page. As not everyone hangs out there, I’m …

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The World of Richard III: Kristie Dean’s Blog Tour

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I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Kristie Dean to my blog as part of her tour! Her new book, The World of Richard III, focuses on the places associated with Richard III. If you’re preparing to go to England for the …

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Sister to Two Kings: Anne, Duchess of Exeter

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(In an attempt to streamline my website and avoid duplication, I am going to be deleting some pages from my website and posting them on my blog instead. Here’s an article on my website that appeared some time ago.) Anne, …

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Thomas Grey, Marquis of Dorset, Elizabeth Woodville’s Oldest Son

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This is a repost of a guest post I did last year for the excellent Lady Jane Grey Reference Guide. Speaking of guest posts, look for one here soon by Debra al-Bayani¬†about one of my favorite Tudors, Jasper!¬† Stepson to …

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If Margaret, Why Not Cecily?

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I belong to several Wars-of-the-Roses-related groups on Facebook, and every week or so, the inevitable question arises: Did Richard III murder his nephews? Each time, at least one person comments that Richard did not; rather, the murderer was Margaret Beaufort, …

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New Book Announcement!

I’m sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but I’ve been busily researching/writing my work in progress. I did, however, want to stop by and tell you about a contract I just signed for a new novel, which I have …

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A Night at the Theater with Jane Shore

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Everyone is doing great with the cat-naming contest. Keep those entries coming–you have until the fifteenth, after which Kitty shall no longer be nameless! For those of you who are wondering, I’ll still be dealing with medieval/Tudor topics on this …

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Guest Post by Lauren Johnson: Daughter of York: The Life of Anne of York

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Some time ago, author Lauren Johnson generously offered to do a guest post about a lady I’ve always found intriguing: Anne, Duchess of Exeter, the oldest sister of Edward IV and Richard III. (In truth, I find her husband, the …

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