As tomorrow is the Feast of St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland, I thought we’d celebrate by testing your knowledge of the Stuarts, the royal dynasty of Scotland in Tudor times and the dynasty that inherited the throne of England following Elizabeth I’s death in 1603.
How much do you know about the Stuarts/Stewarts? Test your knowledge with this fun crossword.
One of my all-time favourite history programmes is the 12-part series “Tales from the Green Valley” which was aired back in 2004. It was the fore-runner of the popular Victorian Farm/Edwardian Farm/Tudor Monastery Farm series and featured Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn and other historians and archaeologists living as rural people would have done in the early Stuart period. It really is a wonderful series…