Henry VIII: His Kingdom for a Son

Get ready for some drama filled history as we welcome our first gentleman subject to Storical, King Henry VIII. Love him or loathe him his story is epic. And, spoiler alert! We’ll be doing a whole episode on Anne Boleyn, his most intriguing wife, next month. 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.

Non-fiction

Henry VIII: The King and His Court by Alison Weir - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10109.Henry_VIII

How Henry VIII Worked by Stuff You Missed in History Class Podcast - https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/how-henry-viii-worked.htm

Book Club: The Other Boleyn Girl by Rude Tudors Podcast -

https://www.rudetudors.com/episodes/category/henry-viii

Jane Seymour: Henry VIII’s Favourite Queen by History Extra Podcast - https://www.historyextra.com/period/tudor/jane-seymour-henry-viiis-favourite-queen/

Fiction

The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes By His Fool, Will Somers by Margaret George - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10108.The_Autobiography_of_Henry_VIII

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6101138-wolf-hall

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13507212-bring-up-the-bodies

Shows

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

The White Queen - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2372220

The White Princess - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5705956

The Spanish Princess - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8417308

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