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How To Be A Tudor A Dawn To Dusk Guide To Tudor Life

Author : Ruth Goodman
ISBN : 9781631491405
Genre : History
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An erudite romp through the intimate details of life in Tudor England, "Goodman's latest…is a revelation" (New York Times Book Review). On the heels of her triumphant How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even further back in English history to the era closest to her heart, the dramatic period from the crowning of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I. A celebrated master of British social and domestic history, Ruth Goodman draws on her own adventures living in re-created Tudor conditions to serve as our intrepid guide to sixteenth-century living. Proceeding from daybreak to bedtime, this “immersive, engrossing” (Slate) work pays tribute to the lives of those who labored through the era. From using soot from candle wax as toothpaste to malting grain for homemade ale, from the gruesome sport of bear-baiting to cuckolding and cross-dressing—the madcap habits and revealing intimacies of life in the time of Shakespeare are vividly rendered for the insatiably curious.

How To Be A Tudor

Author : Ruth Goodman
ISBN : 1631492535
Genre : History
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An erudite romp through the intimate details of life in Tudor England, Goodman s latest . . . is a revelation New York Times Book Review)."

How To Be A Tudor

Author : Ruth Goodman
ISBN : 9780241973721
Genre : History
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The real Wolf Hall - a time traveller's guide to daily life in Tudor England The Tudor era encompasses some of the greatest changes in our history. But while we know about the historical dramas of the times - most notably in the court of Henry VIII - what was life really like for a commoner like you or me? To answer this question, the renowned "method historian" Ruth Goodman has slept, washed and cooked as the Tudors did - so you don't have to! She is your expert guide to this fascinating era, drawing on years of practical historical study to show how our ancestors coped with everyday life, from how they slept to how they courted. Using a vast range of sources, she takes you back to the time when soot was used as toothpaste and the "upper crust" of bread was served to the wealthier members of the house. Exploring how the Tudors learnt, danced and even sat and stood according to the latest fashion, she reveals what it all felt, smelt and tasted like, from morning until night.

How To Be A Victorian

Author : Ruth Goodman
ISBN : 0871404850
Genre : History
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Describes the details of everyday life in the Victorian period, from leisure activities and fashion, to education, and contraception, including doing calisthenics, putting on a corset, and giving opium to the children before bedtime.

The Tudor Housewife

Author : Alison Sim
ISBN : 0773522336
Genre : House & Home
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Offering a welcome contrast to the usual collection of strange recipes and bizarre medical distillations often found in books on sixteenth-century women, Alison Sim provides a fascinating overview of the life of Tudor women.

A Journey Through Tudor England

Author : Suzannah Lipscomb
ISBN : 9781453298909
Genre : History
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From King Henry VII to Queen Elizabeth I, this detailed English history brings the past to life through the sights and personalities of the Tudor dynasty. This lively and engaging book will transport the armchair traveler with a taste for the colorful time of Henry VIII and Thomas Moore to palaces, castles, theaters, and abbeys to uncover the stories behind the politically dynamic Tudor era. Author Suzannah Lipscomb visits more than fifty historic sites, from the luxurious palace at Hampton Court, where dangerous intrigue was rife, to lesser known estates such as Hever Castle, Anne Boleyn’s childhood home, and Tutbury Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots, was imprisoned. In the corridors of power and the courtyards of country houses, we meet the passionate but tragic Kateryn Parr, Henry VIII’s last wife, and Lady Jane Grey, the Nine–Days’ Queen, and we come to understand how Sir Walter Raleigh planned his trip to the New World. A Journey Through Tudor England reveals the rich history of the Tudors and paints a vivid, captivating picture of what it would have been like to see England through their eyes. It is “a genuinely useful and discriminating guide for all Tudor fans” (Hilary Mantel, author of Wolf Hall).

Tudor Monastery Farm

Author : Peter Ginn
ISBN : 9781448141722
Genre : History
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Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn have become familiar faces on BBC2 after their hugely popular and immersive time-travelling experiments, Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm. But for their fourth series, and our accompanying book, they have joined forces with Tom Pinfold to take on their biggest challenge yet: going back to Tudor England to endure the harsh realities of working for an Abbey Farm. Peter, Ruth and Tom are trained historians, driven by new research and discovery. They are passionate about bringing period details to life, and they do that for us by comprehensively inhabiting the era for months, using only materials, tools and technology available at the time, to earn their living, celebrate their holidays, clothe and feed themselves and their families. Follow them as they discover how to build a pigsty, brew their own ale, forge their own machinery and keep a Tudor household. Scrupulously researched, totally authentic and with its own contemporary narrative playing out within an accurate reconstruction of Tudor England, this is a fantastic glimpse into history, as it was lived. This is set to be Peter, Ruth and Tom’s most ambitious historical assignment yet.

Daily Life In Stuart England

Author : Jeffrey L. Forgeng
ISBN : 0313324506
Genre : History
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Discusses aspects of daily life - domestic, economic, intellectual, material, political, recreational and religious - in Stuart England.

All The King S Cooks

Author : Peter Brears
ISBN : 9780285640238
Genre : Cooking
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Highlighting the world’s first professional kitchen, this volume showcases the massive galleys at Hampton Court Palace. Illustrating how kitchens originally built to supply the entire household of King Henry VIII were run, this guide dispells many of the misconceptions about the table manners, quality of cooking, and serving of meals in Tudor England. Authentic recipes--adapted for modern kitchens--from the period are featured, including Chicken Farced, Smothered Rabbit, and White Leach. Accentuated with striking visuals, this history revives the sights, sounds, and smells of the Tudor kitchen while conveying the daily life of the era’s rich and poor.

Tudor And Jacobean Jewellery

Author : Diana Scarisbrick
ISBN : UOM:39015038129147
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Only a fraction of the jewels made for the Tudor and Jacobean courts have survived, and it is through the evidence of portrait painting and artists' designs that their splendour and variety can be assessed. This was an exceptional period in the history of the jeweller's art, when the wealthy were gripped by a passion for display and recorded their favourite jewels in glittering portraits. This book surveys the making and wearing of jewellery from late medieval simplicity, through the full flowering of the art of the Renaissance goldsmith, to the emphasis on stones rather than settings in the reign of James I.

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