Picture of the Week #602

Portrait of Anne Boleyn at Hampton Court Palace. Photo May 2015. This portrait came up in a discussion on Twitter this morning, so I thought I would use it today. And tomorrow is the anniversary of Anne’s coronation too! (I would have used a portrait of today’s birthday girl, Margaret…

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Site updates!

Yes really! It took being in ‘stay at home’ mode for over two months during a worldwide pandemic to get time to do it, but I actually have been updating things on the main site. For several years now, most of the activity on the site has been here on…

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Picture of the Week #599

Palmer’s Farmhouse at Mary Arden’s Farm, Wilmcote, near Stratford-upon-Avon. Photo May 2015. Today is Mothers Day here in the US so here’s a photo of a place associated with Shakespeare’s mother, Mary Arden, although it turns out that the building next door to the one above is actually the one…

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Picture of the Week #598

Blakeney, Norfolk, England. Photo May 2015. Not strictly Tudor related, but as I’ve mentioned before, Blakeney was a big seaport from medieval times through to the 20th century, so it would have been a hoppin’ place in the Tudor era! Now it’s a nice seaside village to spend a lazy…

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