Monday, October 26, 2015

Episode #23-Ghosts! (Show Notes)

The show-notes below relate to the ghosts I discussed in the episode. To learn more about the ghosts discussed by Heather, check-out the show-notes on her website!

Anne Boleyn ( 1501? – May 19, 1536), the unfortunate 2nd wife of king/tyrant Henry VIII, is rumored to haunt Blickling Hall, the Boleyn’s ancestral home. For more, check-out:

A biography of Anne Boleyn

The ‘Anne Boleyn Files’ is a breath-taking number of articles relating to Anne and Tudor England

The National Trust’s webpage for Blickling Hall

Spook spotters turn out to see Anne Boleyn's ghost (ITV article + video)

Hampton Court, a royal residence favored by Henry VIII. is supposedly haunted by the king’s favorite wife, Jane Seymour (1508? – 24 October 1537) , and Sybil Penn (a.k.a. the Grey Lady), a domestic servant. For more, check-out:

A biography of Jane Seymour

Ghosts at Hampton Court Palace (by Historic Royal Palaces )

Eek! There are ghosts in my royal palace: After this eerie photo of Hampton Court's Grey Lady, the building's curator says it's jam-packed with spooks (Daily Mail article)

Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s 6th wife, is said to haunt Sudeley Castle, the site of her death and final resting place. For more information, check-out:

A biography of Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr’s Ghost At Sudeley Castle (article on the Tudors Weekly blog + video)

Sudeley Castle website

The restless ghost of Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII’s much-wronged 1st wife, is reported to haunt Kimbolton Castle, the dreary palace to which she was banished after her marriage ended. For more information, check-out:

A biography of Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon's Ghost (article on the Times of the Tudors website)

Kimbolton Castle (now Kimbolton School) website

For more information about Henry’s VIII’s six wives or Tudor England, check-out:

Henry VIII & His Six Ghosts (History in the (Re)Making article)

The Ghosts of Henry VIII’s Queens (nerdalicious article)

On the Tudor Trail website

The Six Wives of Henry VIII (PBS miniseries website)

The Wives of Henry VIII (Renaissance English History Podcast episode)

This episode is a co-production between myself and Heather at the Renaissance English History Podcast. So, please check-out Heather’s podcast and website!

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