Tudor England

Manchet

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/manchet Manchet was a form of Bread, popular among Nobility during The Tudor Era. Unlike ''Common Bread'', which was made from coarse grains – Manchet was derived from Whea …

Morality Play

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/morality-play The ''Morality Play'' was a popular form of Tudor Era (England) entertainment – performed on Stage by Actors, which sought to give ''thought'' to the ''Basic'' Chri …

The Harefield Entertainment

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/the-harefield-entertainment The ''Harefield Entertainment'' was one of the final celebrations given for England's Queen Elizabeth I, in 1602. The majority of the celebration was paid for by members …

The ''Red Dragon''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/the-red-dragon   The Red Dragon was a Heraldic symbol of The House of Tudor, the ruling Dynastic Monarchy of England from 1485 until 1603. While most known for The ''Red Tudor Rose …

''Crying The Banns''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/crying-the-banns The term known as ‘’Crying The Banns’’ was a Tudor Era legally accepted practice, performed by Nobility – as a means of establishing a Publi …

''First Fruits''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/first-fruits ''First Fruits'' – also known as Annates, was a form of financial award given by a King or Queen to various Religious Authority. Initially, such funds (originating …

The House of Tudor

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/the-house-of-tudor The ''House of Tudor'' is the name given to The English Royal Family bloodline which ruled from 1485 to 1603. It included (6) Monarchs to The English Throne. These were: …

Elizabethan Hygiene

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/elizabethan-hygiene Hygiene in The Elizabethan Era was problematic – at best. While one would imagine that by the 16th Century, Personal Hygiene would have advanced from The Middle Age …

Portrait Miniatures

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/portrait-miniatures Portrait Miniatures were a form of Tudor Era painting, by which the image of the Person was painted small and placed within a small clear brooch (work normally around the …

Elizabethan Hair Styles

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/elizabethan-hair-styles As we have seen with the often excessive and quite unhealthy practice of make-up practices of The Elizabethan Era in England, ''Beauty'' often was a long term death sente …