Book Reviews

Book Review: “Rebellion in the Middle Ages: Fight Against the Crown” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “Disability and the Tudors: All the King’s Fools” by Phillipa Vincent- Connolly

Book Review: “The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat” by Eric Jager

Book Review: “Rizzio” by Denise Mina

Book Review: “The Tudors in Love: The Courtly Code Behind the Last Medieval Dynasty” by Sarah Gristwood

Book Review: “The Last Daughter of York” by Nicola Cornick

Book Review: “The Tale of the Tailor and the Three Dead Kings” by Dan Jones

Book Review: “Medicine in the Middle Ages: Surviving the Times” by Juliana Cummings

Book Review: “Woodsmoke and Sage: The Five Senses 1485-1603: How the Tudors Experienced the World” by Amy Licence

Book Review: “The Pope’s Greatest Adversary: Girolamo Savonarola” by Samantha Morris

Book Review: “Women in Medieval England” by Lynda Telford

Book Review: “The Boleyns of Hever Castle” by Owen Emmerson and Claire Ridgway

Book Review: “Cecily” by Annie Garthwaite

Book Review: “The Man in the Iron Mask: The True Story of Europe’s Most Famous Prisoner” by Josephine Wilkinson

Book Review: “Usurpers, a New Look at Medieval Kings” by Michele Morrical

Book Review: “Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine: Founding an Empire” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “A Wider World” by Karen Heenan

Book Review: “Mercia: The Rise and Fall of a Kingdom” by Annie Whitehead

Book Review: “Songbird” by Karen Heenan

Book Review: “Inside the Tudor Court: Henry VIII and his Six Wives through the eyes of the Spanish Ambassador” by Lauren Mackay

Book Review: “The Brandon Men: In the Shadow of Kings” by Sarah Bryson

Book Review: “Daughters of Edward I” by Kathryn Warner

Book Review: “The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream” by Charles Spencer

Book Review: “How to Survive in Medieval England” by Toni Mount

Book Review: “Elizabeth I’s Last Favourite: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “The Real Leonardo da Vinci” by Rose Sgueglia

Book Review: “Charles II and His Escape into Exile: Capture the King” by Martyn R. Beardsley

Book Review: “Defenders of the Norman Crown: The Rise and Fall of the Warenne Earls of Surrey” by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Book Review: “The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival” by Kate Williams

Book Review: “Essex: Tudor Rebel (Elizabethan, Book 2) by Tony Riches

Book Review: “Plantagenet Princes: The Sons of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II” by Douglas Boyd

Book Review: “Forest of Secrets” by Fiona Buckley

Book Review: “The York Princesses: The Daughters of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville” by Sarah J. Hodder

Book Review: “The Red Prince: The Life of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster” by Helen Carr

Book Review: “Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “How to Behave Badly in Elizabethan England” by Ruth Goodman

Book Review: “Revelations” by Mary Sharratt

Book Review: “The Time Traveler’s Guide to Elizabethan England” by Ian Mortimer

Book Review: “The Killer of the Princes in the Tower: A New Suspect Revealed” by MJ Trow

Book Review: “Murder in the Cloister” by Tania Bayard

Book Review: “The Colour of Evil (Sebastian Foxley Book #9) by Toni Mount

Book Review: “Elizabeth I’s Secret Lover: Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester” by Robert Stedall

Book Review: “Henry VII and the Tudor Pretenders: Simnel, Warbeck, and Warwick” by Nathen Amin

Book Review: “Chronos Crime Chronicles- The Death of Amy Robsart: An Elizabethan Mystery” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey” by Nicola Tallis

Book Review: “Sex, Love, and Marriage in the Elizabethan Age” by R.E. Pritchard

Book Review: “Young and Damned and Fair: The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII” by Gareth Russell

Book Review: “Princess of Thorns” by Saga Hillbom

Book Review: “Bohemond of Taranto: Crusader and Conqueror” by Georgios Theotokis

Book Review: “The Evening and the Morning” by Ken Follett

Book Review: “Mary Queen of Scots’ Secretary: William Maitland- Politician, Reformer, and Conspirator” by Robert Stedall

Book Review: “Queens of the Crusades: England’s Medieval Queens Book Two” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “Medical Downfall of the Tudors: Sex, Reproduction and Succession” by Sylvia Barbara Soberton

Book Review: “Falling Pomegranate Seeds: All Manner of Things” by Wendy J. Dunn

Book Review: “The Rise and Fall of a Medieval Family: The Despensers” by Kathryn Warner

Book Review: “1520: The Field of the Cloth of Gold” by Amy Licence

Book Review: “Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was” by Sean Cunningham

Book Review: “Betrayal” by Judith Arnopp, Cryssa Bazos, Anna Belfrage, Derek Birks, Helen Hollick, Amy Maroney, Alison Morton, Charlene Newcomb, Tony Riches, Mercedes Rochelle, Elizabeth St. John, and Annie Whitehead

Book Review: “The King’s Mother: Book Three of The Beaufort Chronicle” by Judith Arnopp

Book Review: “A Princely Lodging: A History of Sheriff Hutton Castle” by Alexander Hill

Book Review: “Mary Tudor: A Story of Triumph, Sorrow and Fire” by Anthony Ruggiero

Book Review: “Murder During the Hundred Year War: The Curious Case of Sir William Cantilupe” by Melissa Julian-Jones

Book Review: “The Beaufort Woman: Book Two of The Beaufort Chronicle” by Judith Arnopp

Book Review: “Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia: Brother and Sister of History’s Most Vilified Family” by Samantha Morris

Book Review: “Timeless Falcon- Volume One” by Phillipa Vincent- Connolly

Book Review: “Richard III in the North” by M.J. Trow

Book Review: “Drake -Tudor Corsair” by Tony Riches

Book Review: “Wolf Hall Companion” by Lauren Mackay

Book Series Review: The Matthew Shardlake Series by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “Tombland” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “Joan, Lady of Wales: Power and Politics of King John’s Daughter” by Danna R. Messer

Book Review: “English Collusion and the Norman Conquest” by Arthur C. Wright

Book Review: “The Castle in the Wars of the Roses” by Dan Spencer

Book Review: “Lamentation” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “The Colour of Shadows” by Toni Mount

Book Review: “The Boy King” by Janet Wertman

Book Review: “Heartstone” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “King Arthur: Man or Myth?” by Tony Sullivan

Book Review: “Revelation” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “The Peasants’ Revolting Lives” by Terry Deary

Book Review: “Ladies of Magna Carta: Women of Influence in Thirteenth Century England” by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Book Review: “Sovereign” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “Women of Power in Anglo-Saxon England” by Annie Whitehead

Book Review: “Dark Fire” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “Dissolution” by C.J. Sansom

Book Review: “The Anne Boleyn Collection III” by Claire Ridgway

Book Review: “The Anne Boleyn Collection II” by Claire Ridgway

Book Review: “The Anne Boleyn Collection” by Claire Ridgway

Book Review: “The Beaufort Bride: Book One of The Beaufort Chronicle” by Judith Arnopp

Book Review: “On This Day in Tudor History” by Claire Ridgway

Book Review: “Six Tudor Queens: Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “The Man Behind the Tudors: Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk” by Kirsten Claiden- Yardley

Book Review: “Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort Tudor Matriarch” by Nicola Tallis

Book Review: “Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI” by Lauren Johnson

Book Review: “The Queen’s Sisters: The Lives of the Sisters of Elizabeth Woodville” by Sarah J. Hodder

Book Review: “Edward IV and the Wars of the Roses” by David Santiuste

Book Review: “The Legitimacy of Bastards: The Place of Illegitimate Children in Later Medieval England” by Helen Matthews

Book Review: “Lost Heirs of the Medieval Crown: The Kings and Queens Who Never Were” by J.F. Andrews

Book Review: “Life in Medieval Europe: Fact and Fiction” by Daniele Cybulskie

Book Review: “Edward II’s Nieces The Clare Sisters: Powerful Pawns of the Crown” by Kathryn Warner

Book Review: “The Two Eleanors of Henry III: The Lives of Eleanor of Provence and Eleanor De Montfort” by Darren Baker

Book Review: “Stephen and Matilda’s Civil War: Cousins of Anarchy” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life” by Diarmaid MacCulloch

Book Review: “Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him” by Tracy Borman

Book Review: “Sir Francis Bryan: Henry VIII’s Most Notorious Ambassador” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “The Great Matter Monologues: Katherine, Henry, Anne” by Thomas Crockett

Book Review: “The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors” by Dan Jones

Book Review: “Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands” by Dan Jones

Book Review: “A Year in the Life of Medieval England” by Toni Mount

Book Review: “A Journey Through Tudor England” by Suzannah Lipscomb

Book Review: “Edward II the Man: A Doomed Inheritance” by Stephen Spinks

Book Review: “The Tudors: The Complete Story of England’s Most Notorious Dynasty” by G.J. Meyer

Book Review: “The Peasants’ Revolting…Crimes” by Terry Deary

Book Review: “Forgotten Royal Women: The King and I” by Erin Lawless

Book Review: “Philippa of Hainault: Mother of the English Nation” by Kathryn Warner

Book Review: “Tudor Victims of the Reformation” by Lynda Telford

Book Review: “1545: Who Sank The Mary Rose?” by Peter Marsden

Book Review: “The Most Happy” by Holly-Eloise Walters

Book Review: “Following in the Footsteps of Henry Tudor: A Historical Journey From Pembroke to Bosworth” by Phil Carradice

Book Review: “Katherine – Tudor Duchess” by Tony Riches

Book Review: “Four Queens and a Countess: Mary Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I, Mary I, Lady Jane Grey and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown” by Jill Armitage

Book Review: “Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII’s Sister” by Melanie Clegg

Book Review: “The House of Grey: Friends and Foes of Kings” by Melita Thomas

Book Review: “Scourge of Henry VIII: The Life of Marie de Guise” by Melanie Clegg

Book Review: “Lovell our Dogge: The Life of Viscount Lovell, Closest Friend of Richard III and Failed Regicide” by Michele Schindler

Book Review: “Robin Hood: The Life and Legend of an Outlaw” by Stephen Basdeo

Book Review: “Owen Tudor: Founding Father of the Tudor Dynasty” by Terry Breverton

Book Review: “An Alternative History of Britain: The Tudors” by Timothy Venning

Book Review: “John Morton: Adversary to Richard III, Power Behind the Tudors” by Stuart Bradley

Book Review: “Elizabeth Widville Lady Grey: Edward IV’s Chief Mistress and the ‘Pink Queen’” by Dr. John Ashdown-Hill

Book Review: “Richard III: Fact and Fiction” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “Silk and the Sword: The Women of the Norman Conquest” by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Book Review: “Following in the Footsteps of the Princes in the Tower” by Andrew Beattie

Book Review: “Joanna of Flanders: Heroine and Exile” by Julie Sarpy

Book Review: “Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou: A Marriage of Unequals” by Amy Licence

Book Review: “Anne Boleyn: Adultery, Heresy, Desire” by Amy Licence

Book Review: “Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King’s ‘Beloved Sister’ by Heather R. Darsie

Book Review: “Tudor” by Leanda de Lisle

Book Review: “How To Be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life” by Ruth Goodman

Book Review: “Margaret Beaufort: Mother of the Tudor Dynasty” by Elizabeth Norton

Book Review: “Battle Royal- The Wars of the Roses: 1440-1462” by Hugh Bicheno

Book Review: “Wars of the Roses: Ravenspur- Rise of the Tudors” by Conn Iggulden

Book Review: “Wars of the Roses: Bloodline” by Conn Iggulden

Book Review: “The Afterlife of King James IV: Otherworld Legends of the Scottish King” by Keith J. Coleman

Book Review: “World Without End” by Ken Follett

Book Review: “The Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follett

Book Review: “Jane the Quene” by Janet Wertman

Book Review: “Lady Katherine Knollys- The Unacknowledged Daughter of King Henry VIII” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “The Tudor Brandons: Mary and Charles – Henry VIII’s Nearest and Dearest” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “Margaret Tudor Queen of Scots: The Life of King Henry VIII’s Sister” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England” by Thomas Penn

Book Review: “Wars of the Roses: Trinity” by Conn Iggulden

Book Review: “Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII’s Unwanted Wife” by Sarah-Beth Watkins

Book Review: “Six Tudor Queens- Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “Brandon Tudor Knight” by Tony Riches

Book Review: “The Raven’s Widow: A Novel of Jane Boleyn” by Adrienne Dillard

Book Review: “Among the Wolves of Court: The Untold Story of Thomas and George Boleyn” by Lauren Mackay

Book Review: “Wars of the Roses: Stormbird” by Conn Iggulden

Book Review: “The Lady of the Rivers” by Philippa Gregory

Book Review: “Pustules, Pestilence and Pain: Tudor Treatments and Ailments of Henry VIII” by Seamus O’ Caellaigh

Book Review: “Cor Rotto: A Novel of Catherine Carey” by Adrienne Dillard

Book Review: “A Tudor Christmas” by Alison Weir and Siobhan Clarke

Book Review: “A Column of Fire” by Ken Follett

Book Review: “The House of Beaufort: The Bastard Line that Captured the Crown” by Nathen Amin

Book Review: “Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “The Autobiography of Henry VIII” by Margaret George

Book Review: “Elizabeth I” by Anne Somerset

Book Review: “The Tudor Rose” by Margaret Campbell Barnes

Book Review: “Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “The Wars of the Roses” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “The First Elizabeth” by Carolly Erickson 

Book Review: “The Life of Elizabeth I” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn” by Alison Weir

Book Review: “Owen: Book One of the Tudor Trilogy” by Tony Riches

Book Review: “The Path to Somerset” by Janet Wertman

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

Book Review: “La Reine Blanche: Mary Tudor, A Life in Letters” by Sarah Bryson

Book Review: “The Sisters Who Would Be Queen” by Leanda de Lisle

Book Review: “Richard III: England’s Most Controversial King” by Chris Skidmore

Book Review: “The Survival of the Princes in the Tower: Murder, Mystery and Myth” by Matthew Lewis

Book Review: “Elizabeth’s Rival” by Nicola Tallis

Book Review: “The Elizabethans” by A.N. Wilson

Book Review: “The Last Knight” by Norman F. Cantor

Book Review: “First of the Tudors” by Joanna Hickson

Book Review: “Edward VI: The Lost King of England” by Chris Skidmore

Book Review; “The Queen’s Agent: Sir Francis Walsingham and the Rise of Espionage in Elizabethan England” by John Cooper

Book Review: “So Great a Prince: The Accession of Henry VIII 1509” by Lauren Johnson

Book Review: “Game of Queens: The Women who made Sixteenth- Century Europe” by Sarah Gristwood

Book Review: “Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne” by Chris Skidmore

Book Review: “Black Tudors: The Untold Story” by Miranda Kaufmann