Intrigue, scandal, and powerful women. Nobody does courtly drama quite like Philippa Gregory. From the dynastic Wars of the Roses to the rise and dramatic fall of the House of Tudor, Philippa brings fresh passion and depth to Britain’s most storied eras by uncovering the powerful tales of history’s forgotten women.
The Last Divine Office: Henry VIII and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Exploring the enormous upheaval caused by the English Reformation and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, this vivid new history draws on long-forgotten material from the recesses of one of the world’s greatest cathedrals—the great Benedictine Durham Priory, now the Anglican Durham Cathedral.
"I am Catalina, Princess of Spain, daughter of the two greatest monarchs the world has ever known...and I will be Queen of England." Thus, bestselling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of her most unforgettable heroines: Katherine of Aragon. Known to history as the Queen who was pushed off her throne by Anne Boleyn, here is a Katherine the world has forgotten: the enchanting princess that all England loved.
Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, Peter "Fonz" Ginn and Hugh Beamish - under the supervision of Marc Meltonville of Hampton Court Palace's tudor kitchens - prepare and serve a tudor banquet at Haddon Hall in Derbyshire. This was filmed in 2006, after "Tales from the Green Valley" but before "Victorian Farm".
"I found that I had mixed feelings about Margaret. I thought she was so funny as a young girl however I grew to be more ambivalent about her over time, especially after the death of King James." #bookreview