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The Misfits Theatre Company perform 'All The King’s Fools' at Hampton Court, a theatre piece exploring the relationship between learning disability and the Tudor Court.

The Misfits Theatre Company perform 'All The King’s Fools' at Hampton Court, a theatre piece exploring the relationship between learning disability and the Tudor Court.

London | A Queen in danger | Henry VIII's Tudor Court

Henry VIII's Tudor Court of July, in the year 1546 Henry is known for his consequential role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman C.

Armada: Elizabeth's food is tasted for poison by her ladies-in-waiting.

▶ BBC Two - Armada: 12 Days to Save England, Clip from Episode Elizabeth prepares for the day

Tudor Easter-EXCERPT-'By the sixteenth century, the tradition of wearing new clothes for the Easter holiday was established. In Thomas Lodge’s Wits Miserie, published in 1596, he laments the farmer who sells his cow to buy silk clothes “against Easter”. If new clothes stretched the household budget too far, old clothes could be altered, “turned” or trimmed in celebration of spring and renewal.   http://www.tudortailor.com/news/time-to-trim-your-easter-bonnet/

Tudor Easter-EXCERPT-'By the sixteenth century, the tradition of wearing new clothes for the Easter holiday was established. In Thomas Lodge’s Wits Miserie, published in 1596, he laments the farmer who sells his cow to buy silk clothes “against Easter”. If new clothes stretched the household budget too far, old clothes could be altered, “turned” or trimmed in celebration of spring and renewal. http://www.tudortailor.com/news/time-to-trim-your-easter-bonnet/

Medieval tapestry, Lyme Regis-On the north wall of the north aisle of St. Michael's church is this rare surviving British tapestry, dating to the late 15th century. The scene depicted celebrates the marriage of Henry VII to Elizabeth of York.

Medieval tapestry, Lyme Regis-On the north wall of the north aisle of St. Michael's church is this rare surviving British tapestry, dating to the late century. The scene depicted celebrates the marriage of Henry VII to Elizabeth of York.

January24, 1555 - Great joust held at Westminster between Queen Mary's and Philip of Spain's knights.

1555 - Great joust held at Westminster between Queen Mary's and Philip of Spain's knights.

Document #30,

Document #30,

'The Play of the Weather', 1533, by John Heywood-The Play of the Weather is an exemplary piece of early Tudor court drama.A ridiculous debate over which is the best weather performed in front of the all powerful, yet benign ruler, Jupiter. Who is the old 'leaky' moon that Jupiter is in the process of replacing with a new tighter moon?

'The Play of the Weather', 1533, by John Heywood-The Play of the Weather is an exemplary piece of early Tudor court drama.A ridiculous debate over which is the best weather performed in front of the all powerful, yet benign ruler, Jupiter. Who is the old 'leaky' moon that Jupiter is in the process of replacing with a new tighter moon?

Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)-Depicting Henry VIII, Mary, and Edward.

Henry VIII and His Six Wives (1972)-Depicting Henry VIII, Mary, and Edward.

Excerpt: 'Portsmouth in 1545 (from the Cowdray Engraving) If I put you in a time machine and took you back to Portsmouth in 1545, the first thing you would probably notice would be the smell. It would have stank!  The houses were all crowded together inside the city walls and the narrow streets would be covered in the droppings of horses and dogs. People would also empty their chamber pots out of upstairs windows into the streets below.'

Excerpt: 'Portsmouth in 1545 (from the Cowdray Engraving) If I put you in a time machine and took you back to Portsmouth in 1545, the first thing you would probably notice would be the smell. It would have stank! The houses were all crowded together inside the city walls and the narrow streets would be covered in the droppings of horses and dogs. People would also empty their chamber pots out of upstairs windows into the streets below.'

King Henry VIII died on January 28, 1547, at the Palace of Whitehall, at 56 years of age. He had reigned for 38 years.

King Henry VIII died on January at the Palace of Whitehall, at 56 years of age. He had reigned for 38 years.

SECRETS OF THE SIX WIVES Ep 2 | Beheaded, Died

Travel with historian Lucy Worsley back to the Tudor court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives, each of whom found a method of exerting influence.

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Portrait of King Henry VIII Franco-Netherlandish School , Old Masters

Birth of Henry VII tableau in Pembroke Castle- King Henry VII was born January 28th, 1457.

Birth of Henry VII tableau in Pembroke Castle- King Henry VII was born January

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