Tudor Era

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The team’s finds include a network of Tudor-era brick sewers, the foundations of two towers and ornate tiles

Archaeologists Unearth Foundations of Wolf Hall, Where Henry VIII Fell for Jane Seymour

The team’s finds include a network of Tudor-era brick sewers, the foundations of two towers and ornate tiles

The more than 500-years old outlandish horned helmet of Henry VIII, still retains its fair share of mysteries.

The Horned Helmet Of Henry VIII With Its Capricious Bearing

The more than 500-years old outlandish horned helmet of Henry VIII, still retains its fair share of mysteries.

Possible Tudor oven.  The find was made by Oxford Archaeology East which, along with engineering firm AECOM was given permission to scour the site in Chelmsford, Essex by building developers.

Henry VIII's 500-year-old kiln may have been found on a building site

The find was made by Oxford Archaeology East which, along with engineering firm AECOM was given permission to scour the site in Chelmsford, Essex by building developers.

He was described as the 'lustiest and best proportioned man' that Mary Queen of Scots had ever seen, and now the true face of the notorious Lord Darnley has been reconstructed by Scottish scientists.

Face of Lord Darnley revealed - Mary Queen of Scots' 'lusty and well proportioned' husband

He was described as the 'lustiest and best proportioned man' that Mary Queen of Scots had ever seen, and now the true face of the notorious Lord Darnley has been reconstructed by Scottish scientists.

(preview!) "Good Queen Bess" Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty.. Born: September 7, 1533, Greenwich.. Died: March 24, 1603, Richmond Palace.. Full name: Elizabeth Tudor.. Parents: Henry VIII of England, Anne Boleyn.. Siblings: Mary I of England, Edward VI of England, Henry FitzRoy, 1st

Queen Elizabeth I of England

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New portrait showing Queen Elizabeth I as a diminutive, shy young woman

Earliest full-length portrait of Queen Elizabeth I revealed - showing her as studious and shy young woman

She came to be known as the Virgin Queen, the commanding female monarch who defeated an Armada and launched Britain on its imperial adventures.

Leather was an expensive commodity in Tudor times so it is unlikely someone would be buried wearing it, meaning the man's demise was likely premature.

500-year-old skeleton still wearing thigh-high boots found in London river

Leather was an expensive commodity in Tudor times so it is unlikely someone would be buried wearing it, meaning the man's demise was likely premature.

Mary, Queen of Scots suffered betrayal, torment and imprisonment - now, as two dramas tell her story, forensic experts recreate what she really looked like

Mary, Queen of Scots suffered betrayal, torment and imprisonment - now, as two dramas tell her story, forensic experts recreate what she really looked like

Mary was 18 and a beautiful widow. Queen of Scotland by birth – she had acceded the throne at just six days old on the death of her father James V of Scotland.

Medieval pet names: What did people in the Middle Ages name their dogs and cats?

Medieval Pet Names

Medieval pet names: What did people in the Middle Ages name their dogs and cats?

Following the Dissolution, Sir Richard Rich, Chancellor of the Court of Augmentation bought Littley Park and extended the house.

The house of Tudor England's most infamous villain comes to the market - Country Life

Following the Dissolution, Sir Richard Rich, Chancellor of the Court of Augmentation bought Littley Park and extended the house.

The real “Wolf Hall” has been ­discovered after owners of the ­surrounding land allowed archaeologists to explore the area because they were inspired by the BBC series.

The real Wolf Hall is unearthed in Wiltshire by archaeologists

The real “Wolf Hall” has been ­discovered after owners of the ­surrounding land allowed archaeologists to explore the area because they were inspired by the BBC series.

Henry VIII nearly lost his life while jousting in 1536. Now, archaelogists have located the site of the history-making accident.

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Henry VIII nearly lost his life while jousting in 1536. Now, archaelogists have located the site of the history-making accident.

DNA and chemical analysis of skeletons suggests two traced their heritage to modern-day Morocco and Algeria

Skeletons of African sailors discovered aboard Henry VIII’s famous warship

DNA and chemical analysis of skeletons suggests two traced their heritage to modern-day Morocco and Algeria

He was described as the 'lustiest and best proportioned man' that Mary Queen of Scots had ever seen, and now the true face of the notorious Lord Darnley has been reconstructed by Scottish scientists.

Face of Lord Darnley revealed - Mary Queen of Scots' 'lusty and well proportioned' husband

He was described as the 'lustiest and best proportioned man' that Mary Queen of Scots had ever seen, and now the true face of the notorious Lord Darnley has been reconstructed by Scottish scientists.

It was a rare find in a second-hand bookshop that led Lorraine Smith on an epic adventure like Alice down the rabbit hole.

Rare Tudor parchment from 1583 found in Alice in Wonderland book in Warrnambool

It was a rare find in a second-hand bookshop that led Lorraine Smith on an epic adventure like Alice down the rabbit hole.