Upcoming Books, Events, and Exhibitions for September 2018


Quite a few new releases this month!

First up, Matthew Lewis has a biography of Richard III coming out on September 15 in the UK and US:

Next up, Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots by Kate Williams will be out September 20 in the UK and later this fall in the US under the title The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots: Elizabeth I and Her Greatest Rival:

Diarmaid MacCulloch’s newest work, Thomas Cromwell: A Life is out September 27 in the UK and October 30 in the US with the slightly different title Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life:

Lauren Mackay takes a look at the male part of the Boleyn family in her newest work Among The Wolves of Court: Thomas and George Boleyn which is out in the UK at the end of the month and February 2019 in the US:

And finally for this month, Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII’s Sister by Melanie Clegg will be released September 30 in the UK and early in 2019 in the US.


The 2018 BBC History Weekends will be in Winchester on October 5-7 and York from October 19-21. I know tickets sometimes run out for these, so I’m posting them a month ahead of schedule. Click on either of the banners to go to the page for that event to see the line-up and book tickets! (One of these days I’m going to actually make it over there for one of these events…)

Continuing Exhibitions

Royal Sudeley 1000 – Trials, Triumphs and Treasures – Sudeley Castle has refurbished their exhibition rooms for their 2018 open season that runs from March 5 to December 21.

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