Tudor England

Skittles

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Although dating to perhaps Ancient Egypt (3,300 BC), ''Skittles'' were a popular outdoor game played by both Commoner and Noble alike during Britain's Tudor Era (16th to …

Supportasse

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''Supporatsse'' was a Tudor Fashion style (16th to 17th Century AD), characterized by exaggerated and overly high stiffened collars, applied to feminine forms of dress. S …

Old Blockhouse

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The ''Old Blockhouse'' was a Tudor Era Fortification, located on The Isle of Scilly. It is also known to History as ''Dover Fort''. The structure is considered a ''Device …

Partlet

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The Parltlet was a fashion option of England's Tudor Era (16th Century AD). It may have evolved in France and was copied in England. The Partlet was indicative to feminin …

''Harry's Walls''

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''Harry's Walls'' were a 16th Century Fortification systems erected on The Isle of Scilly (St. Mary's Island) – located off the extreme Southwest Coast of England. …

Box Coat

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The Box Coat was a style of Tudor Era (English) Fashion seen in the 15th Century AD. They would endure well into the early 17th Century AD (in a form). Favored by Male No …

Blackwork

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A fashion aspect of England's Tudor Era fashion, the clothing style known as ''Blackwork'' was possibly a 15th Century AD Import of Spain. It was a type of fine embroider …

''Alehouse'' Dagger

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Seen in England from the 16th to 18th Centuries, The so-called “Alehouse” Dagger was a broad bladed, double-edged fighting fight. Having a “Sword Hilt&r …

Coalhouse Fort

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Located at East Tilbury, Essex, England – Coalhouse Fort was originally part of The Thames Defensive Line of Fortifications. These facilities go back to the “ …

''Peascod Belly''

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A highly popular Men’s fashion style in the 16th Century, it’s name is often linked to “Peacock” and also that of The “Goose”. By way …