Colouring History: Tudor Queens and Consorts

Delve into the dazzling—and dangerous—world of Tudor queens and consorts with this lavishly illustrated coloring book for grown-ups and young adults. Featuring an array of beautiful illustrations inspired by contemporary paintings and manuscripts, it’s sure to delight even the most discerning Tudor history buff and coloring aficionado. Written by Natalie Grueninger and illustrated by Kathryn Holeman, Tudor Queens and Consorts is the ultimate activity and gift book for every Tudor fan! This is my go-to gift for the Tudors history lovers in my life. The book is so well done. It’s an ideal birthday present or makes the perfect keepsake for any Tudor inspired event.

Anne Boleyn page

The 45 single-sided illustrations are printed on heavy, colorist-approved uncoated paper and can be colored with your favorite media (including watercolor) without any bleed-through to the next illustration.

Written by Natalie Grueninger and illustrated by Kathryn Holeman, Tudor Queens and Consorts is the ultimate activity and gift book for every Tudor fan! You can find it online with free US shipping and low flat-rate international shipping at Kathryn will also be signing books at the inaugural TudorCon this October in Mannheim, Pennsylvania. For a closer look at Tudor Queens and Consorts, check out the Colouring Tudor History blog and follow along as Kathryn writes about the inspiration and process for each illustration.

Tudor florals

Natalie is a researcher, writer and educator, who lives in Australia with her husband and two children. She has authored and co-authored many books about the Tudors and runs the popular website, On the Tudor Trail. Most recently, her popular podcast Talking Tudors reached 100,000 downloads! Natalie found Kathryn in 2010 during an online search for a Tudor-loving illustrator. The two have been close friends ever since and enjoyed a two-week research adventure to York and Northeast England in 2017.

Kathryn grew up in New England and is now an illustrator based in the Philadelphia area. She also designs publications and marketing materials for community and non-profit organizations. Find the kshcreative link here. She first fell in love with Tudor history at age 16 after a visit to The Tower of London. The romance was rekindled later during the HBO series, The Tudors. Illustrating Tudor coloring books has been a dream come true!

Colouring History: Tudor Queens and Consorts is the second book in this series. Kathryn and Natalie’s first coloring book, Colouring History: The Tudors, was published in 2017 by The History Press and can be found internationally on Amazon and in Historic Royal Palace bookshops throughout the UK. 

Kathryn & Natalie

Find Natalie and Kathryn on social media!

Twitter: Natalie and Kathryn

Instagram: @themosthappy78 and @kathrynholeman and

Facebook @ColourTudorHistory

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