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Tudormania


Is it the drama—the royal rivalries, the plots and battles, the boundless ambition—that makes us thrill to tales of Tudor England? Is it the players—kingly Henry VIII, ruthless Thomas Cromwell, doomed Anne Boleyn, triumphant Elizabeth? Or is it the history itself, vividly played out in the works of Shakespeare, and more recently in books from historical writers like Hilary Mantel, Antonia Fraser, and Philippa Gregory? 

Whatever the reasons, we can't get enough of the Tudors—particularly the new BBC–PBS Masterpiece series Wolf Hall—and here we celebrate this magnificent era in gripping historical narratives and novelizations as well as gorgeously costumed performances on DVD.
 
 
 
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Henry VIII

John Matusiak.

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Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering portrait of the "old monster" and his reign, revealing him to be more beset by anxieties and ... (Read More)

       
        

“My crown is in my heart, not on my head.” - Shakespeare

 
Discover the world of Henry VIII, his wives, and Thomas Cromwell Click Here
 Saints, Sacrilege & Sedition: Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations
 

Saints, Sacrilege & Sedition: Religion and Conflict in the Tudor Reformations

Eamon Duffy.
 
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A professor of Christian history and the author of Fires of Faith, Eamon Duffy here explores ...(Read More)

 
 The Tudors: The Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age
 

The Tudors: The Kings and Queens of England's Golden Age

Jane Bingham.
 
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The Tudor dynasty presided over one of the most dynamic periods in English history, witnessing ...(Read More)

 
 My Story: Anne Boleyn and Me: The Diary of Elinor Valjean, London 1525–1536
 

My Story: Anne Boleyn and Me: The Diary of Elinor Valjean, London 1525–1536

Alison Prince.
 
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"When the King came riding in on his big, black horse, a murmur went up, because his tunic was ...(Read More)

 
 Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
 

Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII

Nicola Shulman.
 
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Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas ...(Read More)

 
 Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
 

Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower

Geoffrey Moorhouse.
 
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If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex ...(Read More)

 
 
 Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
 

Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero

John Matusiak.
 
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Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being ...(Read More)

 

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“Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.” - Shakespeare

 
Learn more about Elizabeth I, Mary I, Edward VI, and Lady Jane Grey  Click Here
 My Story: Lady Jane Grey: The Diary of a Tudor Lady, 1547–1554
 

My Story: Lady Jane Grey: The Diary of a Tudor Lady, 1547–1554

Sue Reid.
 
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It is 1547, at the opening of this historical novel for readers 10 to 14, and Edward has inherited ...(Read More)

 

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“All the world’s a stage.” - Shakespeare

 
Find out more about Shakespeare and the Playwrights Click Here
 Much Ado About Nothing
 

Much Ado About Nothing

Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, Reed Diamond, Nathan Fillion, Clark Gregg & others. Joss Whedon, director.
 
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In 2012, cult favorite Joss Whedon hit the big time by directing The Avengers; quite ...(Read More)

 
 The Taming of the Shrew: The Plays of William Shakespeare
 

The Taming of the Shrew: The Plays of William Shakespeare

Franklyn Seales, Karen Austin, Larry Drake & others. John Allison, director.
 
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Eldest daughter Katharina (Karen Austin) is very beautiful but so sharp-tongued that no man shows ...(Read More)

 
 Theater of a City: The Place of London Comedy, 1598–1642
 

Theater of a City: The Place of London Comedy, 1598–1642

Jean E. Howard.
 
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The commercial stage of 17th-century London depended on the demographic growth and commercial ...(Read More)

 
 Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
 

Rome and Rhetoric: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

Garry Wills.
 
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Renaissance plays and poetry in England were saturated with the rhetorical twists that Latin ...(Read More)

 

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