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April 2023

Issue 06

Articles include

  • The Tomb of Henry VII
    'Dampnable pompe and oterageous superfluities'

  • Emmanuel College, Cambridge
    'A Puritan College'

  • The Lost Palace of Bridewell

  • Carew Castle
    Wales's Tudor Palace


In addition to the fascinating articles by our expert contributors, we have introduced a new section, What’s happening in Tudor places?, which this issue features subjects as diverse as the restoration of a Charterhouse, a colourful high altar screen, the “wonkiness” of a hall house, and the progresses of Henry VIII.

We speak to Rachel Mackay, Head of Hampton Court Palace, about the challenges and delights of working with specialist colleagues and on-site operations team to deliver the visitor experience at this iconic Tudor palace.

Sarah Morris, the Tudor Travel Guide, shares her itinerary for a weekend enjoying the rich Tudor history of the city of Winchester, Brigitte Webster tells us about the hard work and delights of re-creating a Tudor garden at Old Hall, and in Last Place, Natalie Grueninger reveals her favourite Tudor places.

All this, plus news, book listings and more……

Contributors: Nathen Amin, Natalie Grueninger, Kathryn Holeman, Julian Humphrys, Rachel Mackay, Sarah Morris, Elizabeth Norton, Brigitte Webster, Emma J. Wells