By Suzannah Lipscomb
This vigorous and interesting ebook will shipping the armchair traveller with a style for the colourful time of Henry VIII and Thomas Moore to palaces, castles, theaters, and abbeys to discover the tales at the back of the politically dynamic Tudor era.
writer Suzannah Lipscomb visits greater than fifty old websites, from the posh palace at Hampton courtroom, the place harmful intrigue used to be rife, to lesser recognized estates resembling Hever citadel, Anne Boleyn’s youth domestic, and Tutbury fort, the place Mary, Queen of Scots, used to be imprisoned.
within the corridors of strength and the courtyards of state homes, we meet the passionate yet tragic Kateryn Parr, Henry VIII’s final spouse, and woman Jane gray, the Nine–Days’ Queen, and we come to appreciate how Sir Walter Raleigh deliberate his journey to the hot World.
A trip via Tudor England reveals the wealthy background of the Tudors and paints a bright, beautiful photo of what it'll were prefer to see England via their eyes. it really is “a really precious and discriminating consultant for all Tudor lovers” (Hilary Mantel, writer of Wolf Hall).
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A Journey Through Tudor England: Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London to Stratford-upon-Avon and Thornbury Castle by Suzannah Lipscomb