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The Tudors and TV: Is There Anything New to Say?

Tudor enthusiasts greeted the news of Lucy Worsley's new BBC documentary about the six wives of Henry VIII with excitement. For those of us fascinated by the Tudor period, we cannot get enough of it; we read about it, we watch documentaries about it,...
From: Conor Byrne on 14 Dec 2016

Henry VIII and His Six Wives OUT ON DVD

This is exciting – You can buy it here
From: Suzannah Lipscomb on 8 Jun 2016

Henry VIII and His Six Wives

Thought you might like to see the Ch. 5 videos of me and Dan Jones talking about the series again,...
From: Suzannah Lipscomb on 18 May 2016

Henry VIII and His Six Wives

Suzannah Lipscomb and Dan Jones co-wrote and co-presented Henry VIII and His Six Wives, a four-part series for Channel 5, which aired in April and May 2016.
From: Suzannah Lipscomb on 9 Jul 2016

Ep 3 Henry VIII and his Six Wives …

… goes out this evening at 8pm Ch. 5. Do watch if you can. This week we’ll be telling you...
From: Suzannah Lipscomb on 29 Apr 2016

The Stereotyped Six Wives: Six: 'Never A Wife More Agreeable to His Heart'

Katherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: 1512 - 5 September 1548 Reigned: July 1543 - January 1547 (3 years, 6 months) Pregnancies: 0 In this new six-part series, I will be reexamining the lives and personalities of Henry VIII's...
From: Conor Byrne on 27 Oct 2015

The Stereotyped Six Wives: Five: 'Flourishing in Youth'

Katherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: c. 1523 - 13 February 1542 Reigned: July 1540 - November 1541 (1 year, 4 months) Pregnancies: 0 In this new six-part series, I will be reexamining the lives and personalities of Henry VIII's...
From: Conor Byrne on 26 Oct 2015

The Stereotyped Six Wives: Four: 'A Lady of Right Commendable Regard'

Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: 22 September 1515 - 16 July 1557 Reigned: January 1540 - July 1540 (6 months) Pregnancies: 0 In this new six-part series, I will be reexamining the lives and personalities of Henry VIII's...
From: Conor Byrne on 25 Oct 2015

The Stereotyped Six Wives: Three: 'As Gentle A Lady'

Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: c. 1508/9 - 24 October 1537 Reigned: May 1536 - October 1537 (1 year, 5 months) Pregnancies: 1 Edward VI of England: 12 October 1537 - 6 July 1553 In this new six-part series, I will be reexamining...
From: Conor Byrne on 24 Oct 2015

The Stereotyped Six Wives: Two: A Dangerous Obsession

Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: c. 1507 - 19 May 1536 Reigned: May 1533 - May 1536 (3 years) Pregnancies: 3  Elizabeth I of England: 7 September 1533 - 24 March 1603Stillborn child: June/July 1534Miscarried son: January...
From: Conor Byrne on 23 Oct 2015

The Stereotyped Six Wives: One: 'A Great and Strong-Laboured Woman'

Katherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII of England Lifetime: 16 December 1485 - 7 January 1536 Reigned: June 1509 - May 1533 (23 years, 11 months) Pregnancies: 6  Stillborn daughter: January 1510 Prince Henry: 1 January 1511 - 23 February 1511 ...
From: Conor Byrne on 22 Oct 2015

12 July 1543: Henry VIII Marries Katherine Parr

On 12 July 1543 at Hampton Court Palace, King Henry VIII of England married for the sixth and final time. His bride was thirty-one year old Katherine Parr, the eldest daughter of Thomas and Maud Parr. Unlike Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour or Katherine Howard,...
From: Conor Byrne on 12 Jul 2015

Progressive Album Rock and Henry VIII's Six Wives

Please note: this may be the only hard rock seventies post in connection with Henry VIII I'll ever make!My husband and I are spinning more discs. He has visited a couple of the record stores here in Wichita and purchased several long-playing, 33-1/3,...

Myths About Henry VIII's Six Wives

(C): average person's knowledge of the six wives of Henry VIII will most likely have been shaped more by myths than by concrete...
From: Conor Byrne on 21 Aug 2014

The Deaths of Katherine Howard and Lady Rochford

Above: the Church of St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London, where the bodies of both Queen Katherine and Lady Rochford were buried.On this day in history, 13 February 1542, the teenage queen Katherine Howard and her Lady of the Bedchamber, Jane Rochford,...
From: Conor Byrne on 13 Feb 2014

"A Shapeless Mass of Flesh" or a "Beautiful Son"? Anne Boleyn\'s Mysterious Pregnancy in 1536

In late January or early February 1536, Anne Boleyn, second queen of Henry VIII of England, suffered a miscarriage, believed to be of a male child, at Greenwich Palace. This failure has since been shrouded in mystery and controversy, with a series of...
From: Conor Byrne on 30 Jan 2013

Feminism and the Wives of Henry VIII?

As I have suggested in my articles thus far on Queen Katherine Howard, one of which will be published in Exeter University\'s The Historian in March 2013, gender is certainly a useful concept to employ when interpreting the lives of female figures....
From: Conor Byrne on 13 Jan 2013

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