Saturday, May 19, 2012

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown by Claire Ridgway

Current read -
Title - The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown
Author - Claire Ridgway (

Amazon description -
During the spring of 1536 in Tudor England, events conspire to bring down Anne Boleyn, the Queen of England. The coup against the Queen results in the brutal executions of six innocent people - Anne Boleyn herself, her brother, and four courtiers - and the rise of a new Queen.

Drawing on sixteenth century letters, eye witness accounts and chronicles, Claire Ridgway leads the reader through the sequence of chilling events one day at a time, telling the true story of Anne Boleyn's fall. The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown is presented in a diary format, allowing readers to dip in, look up a particular date, or read from start to finish. Special features include mini biographies of those involved, a timeline of events and full referencing.
  • Why was Anne Boleyn executed?
  • Who was responsible for Anne Boleyn's fall?
  • Was Anne Boleyn's execution a foregone conclusion and was she framed?
E-book currently available for $2.99 at Amazon here.

Update: Finished reading on 5/23/2012


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