- Henry VII’s father died in prison before he was born.
- Henry VIII was too fat to walk down the stairs.
- Mary Queen of Scots was almost killed by an earthquake at Sheffield Castle.
- Elizabeth I wore poisonous makeup.
This fun little book, containing 400 fantastic facts about the Tudor era and more than 100 illustrations, will delight Tudor fans everywhere!
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About the Author
Mickey Mayhew is a lifelong Londoner, currently completing his PhD on the cult surrounding tragic queens Anne Boleyn and Mary Queen of Scots. He was co-author on three books relating to Jack the Ripper and his first non-fiction work, The Little Book of Mary Queen of Scots, was published in January 2015. I Love the Tudors was released in January 2016 and went straight to the top of the Amazon bestselling chart in Tudor history. Fiction includes the urban fantasy frolic 'Jack and the Lad', first part of the paranormal romance trilogy 'The Barrow Boys of Barking'. Mickey is also a regular columnist for several 'highbrow' historical journals, as well as being a film and theatre reviewer for various London lifestyle magazines; elsewhere several short stories have also been serialised. Find out more at his website http://www.mickeymayhew.com and find Mickey on Twitter @Mickey_Mayhew