Tag: English monarchy

Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

by Gayle Hulme In 1575 Queen Elizabeth I of England had been ruling for 13 years.  The previous reigns of her younger half brother Edward VI and her elder sister Mary I had seen years of massive religious upheaval. Firstly with Edward VI moving the country to Protestantism and secondly, with Mary I, trying in […]

Mourning and Magic in the Victorian Era

Mourning and Magic in the Victorian Era

  The sun never set on the British Empire during the reign of Queen Victoria. The world had never known a woman to have such a global influence on the cultural standards of her time. She influenced fashions, food, and standards of etiquette. Queen Victoria was seen as a role model of femininity, morality and […]

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Why the World Needed a Tudor Society

Why the World Needed a Tudor Society

Tim Ridgway from the Tudor Society discusses the modern day fascination with Tudor history and why history is still interesting today… For as long as I have known, people have had a fascination with all things Tudor. There’s just something about Henry VIII and his six wives that captivates people across the globe. For me, […]

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