An Interview with Sarah Bryson

Originally posted on Melanie V Taylor:
I have been interested in Sarah Bryson’s work ever since I met her in September 2016. She has been researching Charles Brandon, Henry VIII’s brother-in-law and Henry’s sister, Mary Tudor for the past ten or so years. This February her book La Reine Blanche: Mary Tudor – her life…


Mail On Sunday: Sexuality & Its Impact On History…”A fascinating new read”

Originally posted on Exile on Peachtree Street:
Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5589975/Queen-courtesans-charged-princes-dukes-MILLION-pounds-night-humble-Brit.html Queen of the courtesans: Mistress who charged princes and dukes a MILLION pounds a night for her skills as the most famous of ‘Les Grandes Horizontales’ was a humble Brit! Cora Pearl had come a long way from Plymouth, with wealthy men…


Research & Writing Historical Fiction

Originally posted on Layered Pages:
Today Judith Arnopp talks about her research, writing and her collaboration on Sexuality and its Impact on British History with me. Judith’s life-long passion for history eventually led her to the University of Wales where she gained a B.A. in English and Creative Writing, and a Masters in Medieval History. Her…