As today is New Year's Eve, I thought I'd share with you some resources for learning more about how the New Year was marked in Tudor times...
New Year's Eve and the Feast of St Sylvester:
You can read an article that Kevin Butcher, Professor of Roman History at Warwick University, shared with us a few years ago - Sausages, sponges and silver: Modern New Year vs Roman Saturnalia
The Tudors and New Year:
A video looking at books that were given to and by Tudor monarchs at New Year.
Gayle Hulme's talk on New Year gift giving: