Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Question from Nicol - Money containers


for my lil brother he has research on 'what materials was used for money containers in tudor time' i have looked up on the internet and cant seem to find anything and wondere if u could help!
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Question from Hannah - Rich and Poor


What evidence is there of the rich and poor in the Tudor period?



Monday, October 16, 2006

Question from jp - Seal of England


my school is putting on a production of The Prince and the Pauper, which is set during the end of Henry VIII's reign. I was looking for an image of the seal of England and didn't know if there was one for the Tudor house or just one for England that's been around forever-- any help?



Question from Jaime - "The sweats"


What is "the sweats"? I keeps reading about it in literature, and I have looked for it online. I can't find it anywhere. Is it an illness that we have today?I would like more on what "the sweats" was if any one can help me. Thank you.



Saturday, October 14, 2006

Question from Star - Amy Robsart picture


Does anyone know where I could find a picture of Amy Robsart Dudley? I think found one on the Berkshirehistory.com website (http://www.berkshirehistory.com/bios/images/arobsart.jpg) but the picture doesn't look accurate.

Thanks for your help!



Thursday, October 12, 2006

Question from Samantha - Currency


Can anyone tell me what the unit of currency was for the tudor period?



Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Question from Laura - Anne Boleyn's Sixth Finger


Has anyone ever found any proof of the rumour that Anne Boleyn had 6 fingers? There are so many suggestions either way, I can't seem to find a straight answer.



Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Question from Karen - Richard Guildford


Who is Richard Guildford in and around Henry the Seventh?



Monday, October 09, 2006

Question from Sarah - Absolutism in Tudor England


Im a freshman and i have a pretty big project about absoloutism, more specifically in Tudor England. Any help about anything is very much appreciated![espcially the topics below]

How did the Tudor Monarchs influence English and European affairs?

How did the reigns of peter the great and Catherine the Great affect Russian nobility and common people?

thank you!!!



Saturday, October 07, 2006

Question from Renee - Patterns and info on Tudor clothing


Does anyone know where to find historically accurate patterns for the clothing of the Tudor era? Or, any websites that go into detail about the clothing?



Monday, October 02, 2006

Question from Natalie - Kathryn Howard


I need to know if Kathryn Howard had any children?
And if she did, what were their names, I can't find it on any search engine.

Might I add, that this website has been extremely helpful for my homework :) Thank you.



Question from Pat - A House for Catherine Parr


Several years ago, we were on a tour through the beautiful Cotswolds. We were taken by our tour guide to a private home in a lovely village for cream tea. The owner said that the house had been built as a gift to Catherine Parr from Henry VIII.
She also said that the ceiling in one of the rooms had been featured in "Architecural Digest". Does anyone know in what village this lovely home was located?