Episode 076: Alison Weir on Anne Boleyn

Alison Weir

Episode 76 of the Renaissance English History Podcast is an interview with historian Alison Weir on her new historical fiction book on Anne Boleyn. Listen here: I was thrilled to have a chance to speak again with Alison Weir, the author of too many books to list here (some of…

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Watching the Tudors, Episode 7

I’m starting to do individual Show Notes for each episode of Watching The Tudors. If you haven’t listened to that podcast yet, we’re on Episode 7 of the first season so you can go back and listen to the others at http://www.watchingthetudors.com. The Tudors is currently available on Netflix, and…

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Alison Weir on Tudor Feminism, Norah Lofts, and the Cult of Anne Boleyn

About 2o years ago I read Alison Weir’s Six Wives of Henry VIII.  I remember starting it, laying in my bed in my attic bedroom when it was snowing outside.  I was immediately hooked on this saga of drama and the way lives could be forever changed because of the inability…

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Anne Boleyn’s Songbook: sharing the intimate emotions of a Queen

I posted recently about my interview with Dr. David Skinner, an eminent musicologist based out of the College of Sidney Sussex, Cambridge.  When I posted before it was about the logistics of my interview (getting caught in the rain, microphone not working, etc etc).  But now that his CD is…

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