230a The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Claire Ridgway

The fall of Queen Anne Boleyn and who was responsible has, as Claire Ridgway remarks, always divided historians and probably always will. Here Claire discusses some of the theories – and the view she has developed over years of careful study.

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Claire Ridgway

Fall of Anne BoleynClaire is the author of a load of best-selling books. They include George Boleyn, The Fall of Anne Boleyn and others. She was also involved in the English translation and editing of Edmond Bapst’s 19th century French biography of George Boleyn.

Claire’s also created  the brilliant website The Anne Boleyn Files. It’s got more information that you could dare to hope for, and I’ve referred to it throughout my podcasts – and creating  a mini index for a few topics. Claire worked in education and freelance writing before creating the website and becoming a full-time history researcher, blogger and author.

The Anne Boleyn Files is known for its historical accuracy and for Claire’s mission to get to the truth behind Anne Boleyn’s story. Her writing is easy-to-read and conversational, and readers often comment on how reading Claire’s books is like having a coffee with her and chatting about history.

Claire has not only written a podcast for us;l she’s also donated a prize. You can choose – between her book ‘The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown’ ; or her online course ‘The Life of Anne Boleyn’.

Follow this link to have a look at all the prizes for the Scandal of Christendom

Follow this link to see the Scandal of Christendom debating question and the voting process

2 thoughts on “230a The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Claire Ridgway

  1. Brilliant! Absolutely brilliant! Thanks very much for having Claire on the show, she is such a clever person!

  2. I agree with Gardenerbeccles that this guest episode was excellent. Thank you, Claire (and David, too).

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