Henry VIII

Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies. -- Cardinal Wolsey, Henry VIII, Act III, Scene 2 The English Renaissance ended with the death of Elizabeth.  As throughout Europe, the Reformation gave rise to the Baroque era, … Continue reading Henry VIII

Once a Queen: A Story of Elizabeth Woodville by Samantha Wilcoxson

A small handful of months ago, author Samantha Wilcoxson gave us a novella of the formidable Margaret Beaufort as part of her Plantagenet Embers series.  This next novella features her equal and opposite number in the House of York, Elizabeth Woodville: The White Queen, as she's sometimes known.  As Woodville is the mother of Elizabeth … Continue reading Once a Queen: A Story of Elizabeth Woodville by Samantha Wilcoxson