Anne Boleyn: The Doomed Queen

Feminist, fierce, and ahead of her time, Anne Boleyn was King Henry VIII’s most intriguing wife. While Henry and history have tried to silence her, she’s had a bit of a renaissance of late. Listen to get Anne’s side of the story. Links to all recommendations below.

New episodes first Monday of the month. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher. Follow on Instagram @storicalpodcast

Non-fiction

The Lady in the Tower by Alison Weir - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6282683-the-lady-in-the-tower

The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn by Eric Ives - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31086.The_Life_and_Death_of_Anne_Boleyn

The Creation of Anne Boleyn A New Look at England’s Most Notorious Queen by Susan Bordo - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15814396-the-creation-of-anne-boleyn

Anne Boleyn on Queens Podcast - http://queenspodcast.libsyn.com/size/5/?search=anne+boleyn

The Ghost of Anne Boleyn on Malicious Mamas Podcast - https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/malicious-mamas/69-ghost-of-anne-boleyn-wuT902rXHC8/

Fiction

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30231546-anne-boleyn

The Secret Diaries of Anne Boleyn by Robin Maxwell - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31089.The_Secret_Diary_of_Anne_Boleyn

The French Executioner by C.C. Humphreys - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/976673.The_French_Executioner

The Curse of Anne Boleyn by C.C. Humphreys - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23413919-the-curse-of-anne-boleyn

Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrigue - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25614601-sudden-death

Movies and TV

The Other Boleyn Girl - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0467200/

The Tudors - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0758790

Anne Boleyn Swag

(None of these are sponsored, just things I like!)

Anne Boleyn Sweatshirt by Tartx - https://www.etsy.com/listing/119780727/anne-boleyn-rocky-eco-fleece-hoodie

Anne Boleyn Racerback Tank by Tartx - https://www.etsy.com/listing/605664155/anne-boleyn-lightweight-flowy-racerback

Anne Boleyn B Pearl Necklace by Tudor Dynasty Jewels - https://www.etsy.com/listing/608218890/anne-boleyn-b-pearl-pendant-chain

Check out the Anne Boleyn Inspired Perfume Oil by Immortal Perfumes : https://www.immortalperfumes.com/imported-products/queen-anne-boleyn-inspired-perfume

 

A Bird No Net Could Ensnare: Charlotte Brontë

You keep asking for more Charlotte Brontë so here is a whopping 48 minute overview of the author’s life.

New episodes first Monday of the month. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher.

Non-fiction

Charlotte Brontë a Fiery Heart by Claire Harman - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25739007-charlotte-bront

Stuff You Missed in History Class Podcast Episodes

Growing Up Brontë - https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/growing-up-bronte.htm

From Brontë to Bell and Back Again - https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/from-bronte-to-bell-and-back-again.htm

BBC World Service: World Book Club, Charlotte Brontë - Jane Eyre - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03sqwl4

New York Times Charlotte Brontë Obituary - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/08/obituaries/overlooked-charlotte-bronte.html

Movies

Jane Eyre starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1229822/

Jane Eyre starring Charlotte Gainsbourg - https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/jane-eyre-1996

Bonus! Not mentioned in episode:

BBC To Walk Invisible - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04cf4wv

Fiction

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27003.The_Eyre_Affair

Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25868918-jane-steele

Romancing Miss Brontë by Juliet Gael - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6906240-romancing-miss-bront

The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë by Syrie James - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2342881.The_Secret_Diaries_of_Charlotte_Bront

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Save a Waltz for Zelda Fitzgerald

Our second episode of Storical is all about Zelda Fitzgerald, wife and muse to F. Scott Fitzgerald, and author-artist in her own right. Zelda died on March 10, 1948. My apologies as my voice starts to give out toward the end of the episode.

New episodes first Monday of the month. You can listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or Stitcher.

Books & Media Mentioned:

Zelda - Nancy Milford: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12334.Zelda

Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation - Judith Mackrell: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17375478-flappers

Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby - Sarah Churchwell: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18079759-careless-people

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald - Therese Anne Fowler: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15994634-z

Z: The Beginning of Everything (TV show on Amazon): https://www.amazon.com/Z-Beginning-Everything-Season-1/dp/B017APVGL4

Beautiful Fools - R. Clifton Spargo: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16101217-beautiful-fools

Clips of Zelda from Midnight in Paris: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIcTbQj4bZw

Bonus not mentioned in episode! Natasha Richardson as Zelda in a made for TV movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaFKtzsvdWA