The Tudor Travel Guide

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

Welcome to 1538! We so often read about the lives of the Tudor nobility, but what goes on below stairs? Who would we meet and what were their lives like? Are you as curious as I was to find out? By popular demand, I got myself an invitation to court to meet Mistress Anne Harris, …

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    I know you love a good Tudor mystery, particularly when that mystery involves the potential uncovering of a genuine ‘new’ Tudor artefact, one whose provenance was lost for nearly 500 years. In 2016, when Natalie Grueninger and I released our second ‘In the Footsteps’ book, In the Footsteps of the Six Wives of …

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  On this day, 19th May, we are all remembering Anne Boleyn. As a lover of Tudor history, you will know all about the dramatic events that so defined Anne’s tragic end. But what about her life? For me today is a day to celebrate that life, and whilst her extraordinary story has often been explored …

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

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  How does the run up to May 19th make you feel?  There’s a lot of buzz on social media as the countdown begins at the end of April. But if you love Anne Boleyn, I guessing you have a heavy heart. The betrayal and bitter sadness of it all weighs heavy. We think of …

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