The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

The summer, Tudor progress was a near annual event in the royal, Tudor calendar. If a Tudor king or queen wanted to show themselves to the people and connect with their subjects throughout the kingdom, they needed to travel, and travel they did, moving regularly, whether for political reasons, to hunt, for pleasure or necessity. …

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Dressing a Tudor Lady

Ever wondered what layers comprised the dress of a Tudor lady from the court of Henry VIII? Join me, as I am dressed from my Tudor chemise through to the final stunning ensemble in this entertaining video, filmed at The Vyne in Hampshire a few years ago. So, it’s time to go ‘Under a Lady’s …

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Have you ever found yourself visiting a Tudor property wanting to know more about the layout of the rooms; why they are arranged the way they are? Is there a certain sequence and what does that say about the way a wealthy Tudor lived in the sixteenth century? Well, that answer is yes, there is …

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A little over two years ago, I finished writing my bit of the last book which I co-authored with my good friend, and erstwhile time travelling companion, Natalie Grueninger, from On the Tudor Trail. In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of Henry VIII was complete…