Book Review: “The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor” by Elizabeth Norton

As you many already know I’ve been feverishly reading and researching Thomas Seymour for the last year or so. Awhile ago I came across this book on Amazon and realized it would have a lot written in it about Thomas and so I had to have it. I read this awhile ago and wrote the … [More]

Six Ways Shakespeare Impacted the History of the Last Medieval Queen (Guest Post)

  Guest article by Cassidy Cash But, I beseech you, what’s become of Katharine, The princess dowager? how goes her business? William Shakespeare, Henry VIII, Act IV, Scene I When it came time to write his play, Henry VIII, Shakespeare painted a picture of Katharine of Aragon, one of the most famous figures of history … [More]

Elizabeth I: Just Ruler or Just Lucky? (Guest Post)

Guest article by Heidi Malagisi When one thinks of a good ruler, there are some examples throughout history which we turn to like Winston Churchill, Alexander the Great, and Nelson Mandela to name a few. One of the most influential rulers of all time, however, was not a man but a woman; Queen Elizabeth I … [More]

Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Four)

Become a Patron! Read Part One: Click Here  / Listen to Part One: Click Here Read Part Two: Click Here / Listen to Part Two: Click Here Read Part Three: Click Here / Listen to Part Three: Click Here Elizabeth Tudor, Queen of England In the early morning hours of the 17th of November 1558 … [More]

What Grammar School Taught Shakespeare About Being a Theater Icon (Guest Post)

Quest post by Cassidy Cash William Shakespeare attended school at King Edward VI’s Grammar School in Stratford Upon Avon from the age of 7 until the age of 14. The typical rendition of Shakespeare’s time in Stratford focuses on the fact that Shakespeare studied Latin and Greek. What they fail to mention is that many … [More]