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Henry – The First Tudor Monarch

  On 22nd August 1485, the Tudor dynasty was ushered in after Henry’s forces defeated those of  King Richard III at Bosworth Field. The victory marked the close of England’s ‘middle age’ and signalled the beginning of the end for the murderous Wars of the Roses. Surprisingly perhaps, whilst we have several, contemporary images of

Queen Elizabeth I – Her Father’s Daughter

  Old Palace Hall at Hatfield where Elizabeth spent much of her childhood What a Life – Elizabeth Tudor was most certainly the daughter of King Henry VIII.  This incredible woman experienced changes in fortune and circumstance that would have demoralised or killed most people.  Whilst it is difficult to do justice to the many