The Tudor Travel Guide

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

Sometimes I get ridiculously fixated on knowing more about a lost Tudor building; it gets under my skin and won’t leave me alone until I have researched and written about it. There are a few on my list, including Margaret Beaufort’s ‘Collyweston’; William Cecil’s ‘Theobalds’ and Baynard’s Castle in London. Then there is one more; …

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Tattershall Castle

Cover image via Wikimedia Commons courtesy of Tanya Dedyukhina   Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, long-time boon companion of Henry VIII cuts a dashing figure; ever present, ever loyal and one of the few of Henry’s intimates that lived to die a natural death. Across the centuries, he intrigues; the commoner who rose to be …

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