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Who doesn’t love a good creepy ghost story? When Fall comes around all I want to do is watch scary movies and rehash old ghost tales. In this post I’ll give you all the creepy and scary as well as fascinating tales of horror at Tudor court and a bit of history on Halloween. I ... [More] The post Tudor Horror Stories: Ghost Stories, Executions and Halloween appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
During my continual research of Thomas Seymour I have come across a many letters that he wrote during his diplomatic missions. I will be honest, when I first found these letters I glanced at them and my eyes instantly glazed over. Most of these letters contained what I considered a bunch of military jargon that ... [More] The post Thomas the Diplomat and the Siege of Pest appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
Who was the wife of the 3rd Duke of Norfolk and what do we know about her? Elizabeth Stafford was the daughter of the ill-fated Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Eleanor Percy, eldest daughter of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland. She was born in 1497, so one can assume that she was ... [More] The post The Life of Elizabeth Stafford, Duchess of Norfolk appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
Guest article by Sari Graham Anyone who has an interest in Tudors history has surely heard of the Wars of the Roses, otherwise known as The Cousins’ Wars. For many, this is a very confusing period in history, as there are multiple players on the board with multiple claims to the throne, all thanks to ... [More] The post Navigating The Who’s Who In A Tumultuous Time in England: The Wars of the Roses appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
Why The Tudors?

Why The Tudors?

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I was having a difficult time coming up with a topic for this week’s podcast. I reached out to my followers on Facebook and a couple of them mentioned that they would be interested in finding out what got me interested in The Tudor dynasty in the first place. I thought it was a fantastic ... [More] The post Why The Tudors? appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
On my Facebook page called, Tudors Dynasty, I asked my followers who they believed to be the most influential women of the Tudor era. It is because of this poll that I decided to turn this into a series of episodes about some amazing Tudor women. Before I start, let’s understand what influential truly means. ... [More] The post Most Influential Tudor Women: Margaret Beaufort appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
If you missed the first two parts in “Life in Tudor England” you can find them here: Life in Tudor England (Part One)  Life in Tudor England (Part Two) Find all the episodes of the podcast at: patreon.com/tudorsdynasty/posts Medicine and Disease Whether it was a headache, stomach ache or fever there was an herbal remedy ... [More] The post Life in Tudor England (Part Three) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
If you’d prefer to listen to the supplemental podcast that goes with this article you can find it here: She was the most eligible woman in all of England  – Elizabeth Tudor, daughter of the great King Henry VIII and his ill-fated second wife, Anne Boleyn. So I’ve been researching Thomas Seymour off and on ... [More] The post Queen Elizabeth: Prospects & Marriage appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
In the previous article in this series, Part One of Life in Tudor England, I covered: Tudor Women, Marriage, Childbirth, Fairs & Markets, Entertainment, Average Life and Food. If you missed out on that one it’s okay because each of these Tudor Life articles can stand alone – so you can really read them in ... [More] The post Life in Tudor England (Part Two) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
There are things that we take for granted because we’ve always had them. For instance: Plumbing, running water, cars, the internet, smartphones and the list goes on and on. Some of us even grew up without some of today’s luxuries and we survived just fine, but in Tudor England life was much more dangerous than ... [More] The post Life in Tudor England (Part One) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
As many of you may already know, King Henry VIII is my favorite monarch of the Tudor dynasty. If it wasn’t for his reign I do not believe the Tudors would be as popular as they are today. In this episode I continue on my journey to explain the Henry I have learned to love…and ... [More] The post Understanding the Man: Henry VIII (Part Two) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
As many of you may already know, King Henry VIII is my favorite monarch of the Tudor dynasty. If it wasn’t for his reign I do not believe the Tudors would be as popular as they are today. With the creation of Showtime’s THE TUDORS, many of us were aware of the name Henry VIII ... [More] The post Understanding the Man: Henry VIII (Part One) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
I recently finished reading a couple of books about Mary Tudor, sister of King Henry VIII and Queen of France; it got me thinking about how fearless some of these women in the Tudor period really were. By today’s standards they would not be considered as brave (depending on what part of the world you ... [More] The post Most Fearless Women in Tudor England appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
As Henry VIII lay dying in his bedchamber in January 1547, Edward Seymour and William Paget were whispering in the gallery outside his chamber door at Westminster plotting the future. We know this is true because later Paget calls out Edward Seymour on following through on what they had discussed in the gallery that day ... [More] The post The Regency Council of Edward VI appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
We ended Part Two of the series with the death of Edward VI on the 6th of July 1553. In this, the final article in the series, we will observe the short reign (13 days, not 9) of Queen Jane and discuss her execution. If you’d prefer to listen to me discuss the topic you ... [More] The post The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Three) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
We ended Part One with the execution of the man who Jane lived with for 18 months – she even considered him a father-figure, Thomas Seymour. In this article we’ll look at her life after her wardship. In order to continue with the life of Lady Jane Grey we really need to look at the ... [More] The post The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Two) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
February is the month of high-profile executions in Tudor England – there is Mary, Queen of Scots on the 8th in 1587, Lady Jane Grey on the 12th in 1554 and Katheryn Howard on the 13th of 1542. In this new series I have chosen to focus on the life of Lady Jane Grey. Recently ... [More] The post The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part One) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
They were both female, both royal by birth and both queens in their own right, but being cousins is what caused the most havoc in the lives of these two women. I am of course speaking of Elizabeth Tudor and Mary Stuart. It wasn’t only the fact that the cousins practiced different religions but that ... [More] The post Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Six) – Two Queens, One Island appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
Missed the previous parts in this series? You can find the previous four articles HERE and the podcasts HERE Become a Patron! Elizabeth, Queen of England – Elizabeth’s Ladies By mid-January 1559 Elizabeth had her household set, rightfully so, she was officially crowned Queen of England. Her group of tightly knit ladies were referred to as ... [More] The post Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Five) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
Become a Patron! Read Part One: Click Here  / Listen to Part One: Click Here Read Part Two: Click Here / Listen to Part Two: Click Here Read Part Three: Click Here / Listen to Part Three: Click Here Elizabeth Tudor, Queen of England In the early morning hours of the 17th of November 1558 ... [More] The post Elizabeth, Queen of England (Part Four) appeared first on Tudors Dynasty.
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Katie Jamison

Stalking you here now too 🤣

Apr 18th
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Release The Kraken

I love this podcast!

Oct 4th
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Mike H

Very interesting, well-researched and produced.

Jan 4th
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Lauren Sealey

loved this one thankyou

Dec 4th
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Chad Walton

I absolutely love HM Queen Elizabeth I precisely she was the very hope of her grandfather and the aspiration of her father she indeed was the most coveted heir and prince

Jan 7th
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