Tudor England

''Lord Chamberlain's Men''

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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

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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

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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 …

The ''Dreadnought''

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The ''Dreadnought'' was a Flagship of King Henry's ''Tudor Navy''. Launched in 1573, ''Dreadnought'' was considered one of the most ''technologically advanced'' Warships …

The ''Field of Cloth and Gold''

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Seen by Historians as The ''Crowning Event of The Tudor Era'' – the aptly named ''Field of Cloth and Gold'' was a politically motivated ''spectacle'' orchestrated b …

''Greenwich'' Armor

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Produced by the famed Royal Almain Armory (Greenwich, England) under Patronage of England's King Henry VIII – ''Greenwich Armor'' was among the last ''Medieval Styl …

Gong Farmer

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Often associated with an Occupation seen during The High Middle Ages, the somewhat ''distasteful'' but necessary ''Gong Farmer'' was a Tudor Era coined word to denote ''s …

The English Armada

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The ''English Armada'' was the counter to Spain's vaunted ''Spanish Armada'' It was with this Naval Fleet that Spain attempted in 1588, to take control of The English Cha …

The ''Anthony Roll''

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Created under authority of England's King Henry VIII in the1540s, The ''Anthony Roll'' is the most comprehensive collection of Tudor Era Warships to have survived into Th …

Lappet

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While this style of fashion adornment is most associated with the Late Middle Ages and Tudor Era, The Lappet goes back to Ancient Egypt of 3,000 years ago. Versions are s …