Tudor England

''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 …

Elizabethan Make-Up

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/elizabethan-make-up The make-up ''style'' which came to be identified as ''Elizabethan'' was so named for it's popular and widespread usage during The Reign of England's Queen Elizabeth I (1 …

''Lord Chamberlain's Men''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/lord-chamberlains-men Founded in 1594 in England – ''Lord Chamberlain's Men'' was the name used by a Troupe of Actors who performed many of William Shakespeare's Plays – to public …

''Evil May Day'' Riot

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/evil-may-day-riot The so called ''Evil May Day'' Riot erupted in London from May 1st thru 5th of 1517. The cause of the Civil Disturbance was linked directly to the massive influx of Flemi …

Westminster Tournament Roll

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/tudor-england/westminster-tournament-roll Created in 1511, The Westminster Tournament Roll is a 60-foot long illuminated Roll (consisting of 36 pages), from the late Middle Ages. It was commissioned by English Ki …