The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn

| July 6, 2014

The tagline of The May Bride is “Marrying the King was Jane Seymour’s destiny and her revenge” which leads readers to believe that this novel will be about Jane Seymour’s marriage to Henry VIII – wrong! The novel is actually about Katherine Filiol’s marriage to Jane Seymour’s brother Edward and Jane’s friendship with Katherine. The […]

Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s Favourite Wife by David Loades

| June 5, 2013

David Loades is an excellent historian and I thoroughly enjoyed his books on Henry VIII, Henry’s six wives and Mary I but I was disappointed by this biography. I came away feeling that I had not found out any more about Jane than I already knew from reading Elizabeth Norton’s biography and the various books […]

The Six Wives of Henry VIII By David Loades

| October 26, 2009

This new book on Henry VIII and his six wives was published by Amberley Publishing to coincide with the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accesion to the throne and tells the story of Henry VIII from 1504, when he was a Renaissance Prince and second in line to the throne, right through to his death […]

Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s True Love by Elizabeth Norton

| June 19, 2009

The Book of the Month over at the main Anne Boleyn Files site is “Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s True Love” by Elizabeth Norton, published by Amberley Books. I have just read it and here is my review:- “Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s True Love” by Elizabeth Norton (2009) I pre-ordered this Jane Seymour biography from Amazon […]