All posts tagged "Elizabeth I"
Did Elizabeth I order the death of Amy Robsart?
Queen Elizabeth I famously died a virgin, but her life was not always without romance. Before being crowned Queen in 1558,...British Royals28th August 2017
Ruined remains of Henry VIII’s birthplace found
A team of archaeologists working on a development beneath the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich have unearthed remains of two...History16th August 2017
Tombs of the Tudors: The ‘Lost’ Tomb of Mary I
“That’s the tomb of Queen Elizabeth the First”; this was the remark I heard when I last visited Henry VII’s Lady...Blog Posts16th August 2017
Perfume and Queen Elizabeth I
The use of perfume can be traced back to the world’s most ancient civilisations, notably Mesopotamia and Egypt; it flourished during...Blog Posts13th August 2017
Elizabeth and her enemies – a new series on Channel 5
Elizabeth I may be remembered as one of the greatest monarchs to rule England, but as we can see in a...Blog Posts2nd May 2017
The duties of an Elizabethan Lady-in-Waiting
In the early modern period, the allure of court life was more than desirable, which caused families to seek positions that...Blog Posts13th February 2017
Emma Thompson to portray Queen Elizabeth I
Emma Thompson is set to portray Queen Elizabeth I in the second season of the popular Shakespearian comedy, Upstart Crow to...Other Royals27th January 2017
Watercolour of Henry VIII’s lost palace to go on display in the V&A
Ask a person on the street to name one of the Tudor Royal Palaces, and most probably top of the list...History10th December 2016
Treasury of historic clothing revealed at Westminster Abbey
One of the stranger customs of bygone years has left us with a rich collection of costume through the ages of...History30th June 2016
A Staircase with a Royal History?
One hotel in Northamptonshire preserves a possibly extraordinary feature within its walls. The Talbot Hotel in Oundle is located some thirteen miles...Blog Posts7th May 2016