By Heather R. Darsie I am delighted by the release of my first book, Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King’s ‘Beloved Sister,’ and want to celebrate with you! What better thing to do than have a giveaway? TudorsDynasty.com provided me with two Anna of Cleves tote bags, an Anna of Cleves mug, and a Six Wives mug from the Tudors Dynasty Zazzle store. Here are the official … Continue reading Time to Celebrate with a Swag Giveaway!
by Heather R. Darsie* (with help from Burns Darsie III) My father observes his 75th birthday this year. He asked me to write an article about the Ark Royal to commemorate his birthday. When he was a young man, my father purchased a remarkable hand-made paper replica of the Ark Royal and gave it to my grandfather. It now sits in my father’s office. I did not understand the significance of that … Continue reading The Ark Royal
by Heather R. Darsie The Ottoman Empire was founded in 1299 by Osman Uthman. Uthman’s name was transliterated into “Ottoman,” giving the Empire its name. For perspective, Edward I, known as Longshanks, was King of England. Philip IV, known as the Fair, was King of France, and Albert I was the Holy Roman Emperor. No one had given any thought to the Tudors, the Valois, … Continue reading Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Turks? Part I: Background of the Turkish, Ottoman Empire
von Heather R. Darsie Herzlichen Willkommen auf meiner Website! Ich gerne über Geschichte des 16. Jahrhunderts lernen und schreiben. Ich bin Amerikanerin und studierte Deutsch seit ich 15 Jahre alt war. Ich habe eine Biografie über das Leben der Anna von Kleve (1515 – 1557) aus der deutschen Perspektive geschrieben. Es ist meine Hoffnung, dass mein Buch, Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King’s ‚Beloved Sister‘ … Continue reading Herzlichen Willkommen!