Podcast: Cromwell Caring Chap or Vicious Brute?

Cromwell and Anne Boleyn

Caring Chap or Vicious Brute?



Today Leanda de Lisle shares her thoughts on Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, in her “10 Minute Tudors” podcast. Enjoy her thought-provoking assessment –> HERE.


Historian Leanda de Lisle

Leanda de Lisle is a renowned journalist and historian who writes articles and book reviews for BBC History Magazine, History Today, the Literary Review, the New Criterion and the Spectator, as well as several national newspapers in the United Kingdom.  Leanda’s first non-fiction book made a huge impression, a runner-up for the Saltire Society’s First Book of the Year award. Leanda’s latest book, Tudor; The Family Story (1437-1603),  is currently a top ten bestseller in the United Kingdom and released in the United States, re-titled for America audiences, in September 2013.  Fittingly, Leanda lives near Bosworth Battlefield,

Bosworth, England. For more information, visit Leanda’s website at LEANDA DE LISLE.


10 Minute Tudors Podcasts — Leanda de Lisle

QAB Guest Article: Katherine Grey’s Confession

QAB Guest Article: The Virgin Queen

QAB Guest Article: The Strange Death of Anne Boleyn

QAB Guest Article: King Henry’s Niece 

QAB Interview #1 with Leanda de Lisle

QAB Guest Article: The Tudor Family and Two Battles of the Wars of the Roses

QAB Book Excerpt:  The Stuart Boleyn Girl – Queen Henrietta Maria and the Countess of Carlisle

QAB Interview #2 with Leanda de Lisle

QAB Guest Article: The Remarkable Anne Boleyn

Beth von Staats

is the owner and administrator of QueenAnneBoleyn.com. Blogger of "The Tudor Thomases", Beth specializes in writing magazine articles, online historical articles, short stories, and flash fiction.