The Incomparable Holbein at the Tudor Court
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
1M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast to the Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. We tour Holbein at the Tudor Court, the largest exhibition of Holbein’s work in over 30 years, and incredibly, all the pieces come from the Royal Collection. This exhibition serves up a mesmerising cornucopia of Tudor treasures, and Kate Heard, curator of Holbein at the Tudor Court, shows us around, sharing some fascinating detail about Holbein's life and work.    In the meantime, if you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adve ..read more
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Pembroke Castle
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
1M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast to Pembrokeshire in Wales. To commemorate the birth of Henry VII on 28 January 1457, we visit his birthplace: Pembroke Castle, one of Wales's largest and best-preserved castles. It was built on a motte and bailey design around 1093 by Roger of Montgomery, a Norman knight and Earl of Shrewsbury. Although Henry VII never returned to his birthplace, Pembroke Castle symbolised Tudor's Welsh origins.    This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide ..read more
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Cardinals, Queens & Captives: Fascinating Tales From Sheffield Manor Lodge
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
5M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Sheffield Manor Lodge in South Yorkshire. A once luxurious sixteenth century hunting lodge, much of the building's fabric has since been lost to time. This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or to plan your next Tudor road trip, follow this link. In the meantime, if you want to keep up to date with all the&nbs ..read more
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Hardwick Hall: 'More Glass Than Wall'
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
6M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire. One of the best-known and most magnificent Prodigy Houses in England, Hardwick is well known for its iconic architecture: the lavish use of glass, its impressive turrets, and its parapets, embellished with the Countess of Shrewsbury's monogram. This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or ..read more
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The History of Otley Hall: Intriguing Tales of Spectre & Adventure
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
7M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Otley Hall in Sussex. A house of enormous historical significance, the current hall dates back to the sixteenth century when it was constructed in 1510 by William Gosnold, a wealthy Suffolk merchant. This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or to plan your next Tudor road trip, follow this link. In the meantime ..read more
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The Surprising Story Behind The Battle Of The Solent
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
8M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Bembridge Down on the Isle of Wight and Southsea Castle in Portsmouth. Travelling back in time, we consider the historic battle from both the French and English perspectives.    This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or to plan your next Tudor road trip, follow this link.   In the meantime, if you w ..read more
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Launde Abbey & The Cromwells
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
9M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Launde Abbey. You can read highlights of its links to the Cromwells, access the podcast and enjoy images of some of the cathedral’s highlights.   This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or to plan your next Tudor road trip, follow this link.   In the meantime, if you want to keep up to date with all  ..read more
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Winchester Cathedral & Its Noble Tudor History
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
9M ago
Here is a show notes page accompanying this on-location podcast at Winchester Cathedral. You can read highlights of its Tudor history, access the podcast and enjoy images of some of the cathedral’s highlights.   This is a shorter version of the full episode. The latter is available only to members of The Ultimate Guide to Exploring Tudor England. To explore what you will find in the membership that will allow you to immerse yourself even more deeply into the past, or to plan your next Tudor road trip, follow this link.   In the meantime, if you want to keep up to date with all t ..read more
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Croydon Palace: Step Back In Time To Discover The History Of A Hidden Tudor Treasure
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
9M ago
In this episode of The Tudor History & Travel Show, we travel to the surprising remains of an incredible Tudor building, tucked away in the suburbs of south London. A lesser known Tudor place, Croydon Palace is truly historical building with some fascinating Tudor artefacts. Joined by our guides, Mary and Janice from The Friends of the Old Palace, we take a tour around the building, now an independent girls' school, to discover its Tudor past.    To see a gallery of images associated with the places we discuss in this episode, head to the associated show notes page here. Some use ..read more
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Exploring The Stunning Loire Valley: Discover The Story of Château de Chenonceau
The Tudor History & Travel Show
by TheTudorTravelShow
9M ago
In this episode of The Tudor History & Travel Show, we travel to the Loire Valley, France, to visit the beautiful Château de Chenonceau. We step back in time, as we tour this incredible building, following the stories of five important Renaissance ladies.  Joined by our guide, Amelie Lanseaux, we head to the tranquil, riverside setting to wander through the sun-drenched rooms of a building that was once home to the French Renaissance court.  Some useful links, mentioned in this episode, are below:  To see a gallery of images associated with the places we discuss in this epis ..read more
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