Check out our October Halloween Special “Tudor Life” Magazine[Read More...]
Try your hand at these fun questions on Tudor life and times.[Read More...]
Links to online primary sources for the Wars of the Roses and Richard III.[Read More...]
In this week’s Claire Chats video I talk about what historian Steve Gunn unearthed when he investigated coroners’ inquest reports from the Tudor period. Some really sad accidental deaths![Read More...]
“On this day in history” events for 22-28 September.[Read More...]
Lori has won copies of Jessie Childs' God's Traitors, Anne Clinard Barnhill's Queen Elizabeth's Daughter, Robert Stephen Parry's Elizabeth the Virgin Queen and the Men who Loved Her, and Melanie V. Taylor's The Truth of the Line. I hope you enjoy these books Lori!
There will be a book giveaway every month and a winner will be picked at random from Tudor Society members.
Have fun with these 13 questions on Henry VIII’s six queen consorts.[Read More...]
Members of the Tudor Society enjoy a monthly magazine, a monthly expert talk and online chat with an author/historian, weekly history quizzes, weekly Claire Chats videos on Tudor topics, and much more. Here are some samples for you to enjoy:
Weekly Tudor History Quiz
Tudor Life Magazine
Each magazine comprises:
- Columns from our regular contributors: historian Gareth Russell, anthropologist Kyra Kramer, art historian Melanie Taylor, re-enactors The Tudor Roses, author Claire Ridgway and book reviewer Charlie Fenton.
- Guest articles from historians/authors
- Upcoming events
- On this day in history...
- Books - Recent and upcoming books
- Tudor recipe of the month
- Articles on Tudor history and life in Tudor times
- Tudor personality of the month - A biography of an important Tudor personality
- Coffee break - Puzzle/Quiz/Crossword
- History News
- Tudor Property of the Month
Here are two samples from our monthly magazinesSeptember 2014 Sample Magazine
October 2014 Sample Magazine
November 2014 Sample Magazine
Click on a magazine to see inside...
Claire Chats Videos
Each week Tudor Society founder and author Claire Ridgway will be speaking about an aspect of Tudor history for discussion on the Society's forum. Here's an example video:
Expert Talks and chats
Each month we have at least one talk from an author, historian or history researcher. The expert also joins us for a live chat session on the Tudor Society's chatroom where members can ask questions and get them answered.
Click here to join the Tudor Society today!
Have fun with these 13 questions on poetry and quotations from the Tudor era.[Read More...]
In this week’s Claire Chats video I talk about some of the pets the Tudors were known to have.[Read More...]
A transcript of the live chat session with Conor Byrne.[Read More...]
Have fun with these 13 questions on the Wars of the Roses.[Read More...]
A talk by Conor Byrne on Katherine Howard’s sexual relationships.[Read More...]
In this week’s Claire Chats video I talk about the Bisley Boy legend, which was made famous in Bram Stoker’s 1910 book Famous Imposters.[Read More...]
The very first issue of Tudor Life, the Tudor Society’s monthly magazine, is a special on Elizabeth I to commemorate her birthday on 7 September 1533.[Read More...]
Have fun with this 12 question quiz on Henry VIII.[Read More...]
Happy 481st birthday to Queen Elizabeth I who was born at 3pm on 7th September 1533. She was, of course, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn.[Read More...]
Two Archbishops to help lay King Richard III to Rest – Press statement by the Anglican Diocese of Leicester in conjunction with the Catholic Diocese of Nottingham – released Sunday 7 September 2014[Read More...]
Enjoy this special article written by Melanie V. Taylor, author of "The Truth of the Line", who runs www.TheTruthOfTheLine.co.uk and is an art historian. Melanie is a regular contributor to the Tudor Society's Tudor Life magazine.
This report is entitled "Who painted Lady Katherine Grey and her son Edward?", and is a fascinating insight into Tudor art and how even today it can be difficult to attribute an artist to a portrait.
Claire talks about the strange relationship between Thomas Seymour and Elizabeth I, when she was a teenager. Strange things happened … or did they?[Read More...]
A talk by Claire Ridgway on Anne Boleyn and charity.[Read More...]
A talk by Claire Ridgway on Anne Boleyn and the Tower of London.[Read More...]
Claire Ridgway speaks about Anne Boleyn’s relationship with Henry Percy[Read More...]
Claire Ridgway talks about Anne Boleyn’s relationship with Thomas Wyatt[Read More...]