Nov 30, 2023
Tracy Borman talks about her favourite of the Six Tudor Queens, Anne of Cleves. Divorced, so the rhyme goes, for being the ‘ugly’ Queen.
Anne’s looks were the least interesting thing about her, but her story has been dominated by them for centuries. Tracy is joined by fellow Curator Brett Dolman to unpack th
Nov 16, 2023
This week we’re talking about Queen number three, Jane Seymour. Once again Tracy Borman is joined by a fantastic guest, Dr Nicola Tallis will bring Jane to life for us.
Always thought of as the favourite wife, Jane Seymour is best known for giving birth to the male heir that her husband so desired, and for being...
Nov 2, 2023
The one you’ve been waiting for! Tracy Borman is joined by Dr Owen Emmerson and Palace Host James Peacock, to take on the mammoth task of disrupting the reputation of the second and most famous of the six Tudor Queens, Anne Boleyn. They’ll explore this in the Great Hall of Hampton Court Palace, which remains a...
Oct 19, 2023
Tracy Borman opens our new series on the Queens Consort of Henry VIII with renowned historian Dr Elizabeth Norton. To better understand the six Queens, they first explore the context of the turbulent times in which these women lived.
As the first Queen of Henry VIII, Katherine of Aragon’s reputation as the dowdy
Oct 12, 2023
In this new series Chief Curator Tracy Borman will guide us through the well-known lives of the six Tudor queens who all had one man common.
This six-part series will aim to do the Queens justice whilst discussing some of the interpretations that history has offered of them. We’ll talk about what...