Events . . .
28 May, 2013 at Hampton
will talk about the life of Mary Tudor, 6.45-8pm.
20 July, 2013 at Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire.
Heritage "History Live!" Linda will talk about A Doomed,
Romantic Queen; the Life and Loves of Mary Queen of Scots at 4:20 pm .
3 September, 2013 at the Tower of London.
wil talk about her new book, Crown of Thistles, at 7:00 pm.
27 September to the 6th of October. Wigtown Book Festival.
26 October, 2013 at Malmesbury.
History Magazine's History Weekend in Malmesbury.
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10 March, 2013 at Wrest
Park, Silsoe, Beds sponsored by English Heritage
spoke about her forthcoming book 'Crown of Thistles: the fatal inheritance
of Mary Queen of Scots' as
part of the Wrest Park Literary Season.
5 September, 2012 sponsored by the Friends of Sheffield
Manor Lodge, Sheffield
spoke at the United Reform Church about 'The Remarkable life of Katherine
11 June, 2012 at Sudeley
Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
literary lunch as part of the quincentenary celebrations of Katherine
Parr's birth. In the morning Tim
Porter spoke about Leland's Main Account of Winchombe and Sudeley.
After lunch Professor Eric
Ives, an eminent Tudor historian, led a discussion of the life of
Katherine Parr by three currently published authors. Linda gave a general
overview then Susan
James examined paintings of the queen and what we could learn from
these images. Janel
Mueller then looked into the writings of the first published Queen.
The rain fell on Sudeley Castle but, dry inside a large group enjoyed
learning about the lady buried nearby.
12 June, 2012 at The Old
Tea House, 6 Hailes Street, Winchcombe, GL54 5HU
gave a talk at The Old Tea House which was followed by a full afternoon
tea. She spoke about the new book which she is currently writing. “Crown
of Thistles; The Fatal Inheritance of Mary Queen of Scots.” The book will
focus on the rivalry between the Tudors and the Stewarts and Linda told
the story of the marriage between 13 year-old Margaret Tudor and 30 year-old
James IV of Scotland in 1503.
24 May, 2012 at the University of York
greatly enjoyed the visit to her university and the response to her talk,
The last wife and the first queen: the friendship of Katherine Parr
and Mary Tudor, by the public and members of the university.
11 May, 2011
spoke to the of the Leicester Grammar School about Mary Tudor, answered
some very good questions and had tea with teachers and students. Lucy
Wooding's lecture, Henry VIII: Renaissance Prince was the second
part of the school's VIth Form History Conference.
20 October, 2010
shared a stage at the Guildford Book Festival with Helen Castor. The topic
was "Women of Status"; a discussion of Katherine Parr and She-Wolves;
the Women who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor.
08 July, 2010
of Gainsborough Old Hall and others met in the beautiful old building
where Katherine came to live when she married Edward Borough. Linda spoke
of the Queen's life and her approach to writing biography. She enjoyed
meeting members of the large audience and answering good questions.
Old Hall - Friends of the Old Hall
Old Hall - Lincolnshire County Council
Heritage - Gainsborough Old Hall
02 July, 2010
talked of Katerine Parr in the evening at The Queen Katherine School in
Kendel. She met former students and signed books the next day. We were
made welcome by the friendly and professional staff of the excellent school.
Queen Katherine School