A Petition to Rebury Anne Boleyn


With Richard III in his final resting place, things have become rather quiet lately, leading me to turn my thoughts to another controversial royal: Anne Boleyn. Anne, of course, was briefly exhumed in the nineteenth century during renovations in the …

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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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Angry Monks and Bloody Weapons


Into nearly every novel about Lady Jane Grey must fall this scene: Jane and her parents, Henry and Frances Grey, Duke and Duchess of Suffolk, are strolling around their home at Sheen when a hand, wielding a bloody axe or …

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More Richard III News: Missing Feet Spark Investigation


I thought that some of you might be interested in the latest salvo in the “Richard III Reburial Wars” that I saw earlier today in the British press: Missing Feet Spark Investigation Following the recent petition for judicial review of …

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A Christmas Newsletter from Jane Seymour


Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! Owing to my deadlines for my books, I will probably be blogging very sporadically,  if at all, until I have met them. I did, however, want to leave you with a little tidbit, …

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Rick Santorum’s Queenly Pick: Mary I


From a newspaper article I read today: Madison, Wisconsin—She’s known to us today as “Bloody Mary.” But for Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, she is a woman to be esteemed. Speaking at a campaign stop at the University of Wisconsin, …

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Guildford to Jane


Thanks to Kathryn and Anerje, I have been reminded of the Valentine Generator. Teenage boys being what they are, there is no doubt in my mind that had Guildford Dudley  lived until Valentine’s Day, he would have utilized this handy …

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A Christmas Sweater


Here’s a seasonal sweater for your delectation: Alas, I tried to make Richard III a Christmas sweater at another site, but the e-mail function there doesn’t appear to be working, so I shall have to leave the dressing of the …

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Happy Thanksgiving!


Why no one in my family has ever suggested that we have Thanksgiving dinner at our house:

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Happy Halloween!


Just dropping by to wish you all a rather belated Halloween. Here’s Boswell in his hot dog costume: I’ll probably be rather quiet for the next few days, as I’ve got page proofs of The Stolen Crown to review and …

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