All posts tagged "Elizabeth I"
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...History7th May 2016
Shakespeare and works: Greatly adored by royal patrons such as Elizabeth I and James I
When Elizabeth I ascended the throne in 1558, England entered a great era of cultural and economical innovation. Elizabeth was viewed...History10th April 2016
The Virgin Queen’s connections to a West Midlands home
The Manor House in Knowle, Solihull once had Elizabeth I as an overnight guest and the house can now be yours for...Palaces & Buildings9th October 2015
Woking Palace: A Royal and Illustrious Legacy
On 24th September, the Duke of Gloucester visited the remnants of what once was the royal palace of Woking. However, with...History24th September 2015
How Elizabeth I used Accession Day celebrations to protect her crown
On 17 November 1558 England’s first undisputed Queen regnant, Mary I, died, paving the way for the accession of her half-sister Elizabeth...Blog Posts26th May 2015
HM Queen Elizabeth II: Not The Queen Of England?
I am a bit of a stickler for correct usage of styles and titles. So it is a bit of a...Blog Posts14th May 2013