Episode 132: Tubor Tombs with Dr. Kirsten Claiden-Yardley

Tudor tombs are some of the longest lasting pieces of art in England. Whether these tombs were made of bronze, stone or even wood, the history remains centuries later. Effigies on top of the tomb are, in some cases, the only image we have of an historical figure. But sadly, during the dissolution of the monasteries, many of these magnificent tombs were damaged or destroyed.

Who designed them, who created them, and who paid them! What are some of the symbols we find on tombs? Why did neither Arthur Tudor or Henry Fitzroy have an effigy on top of their tombs?

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Episode 131: A Brief History of the Mary Rose

Welcome back to another episode of Tudors Dynasty: A Brief History! On this episode we visit the Mary Rose. One of Henry VIII’s favorite ships and likely one of the most recognizable Tudor ship names of the period.

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Episode 129: Tudors and Habsburgs with Heather R. Darsie

On this episode Rebecca chats with historian Heather R. Darsie about the relationship with the Tudors and the Habsburgs to get a better understanding of who the Holy Roman Emperor was, how he got the title and reach of his empire. Get a better grasp on what was happening in the world of the Tudors by checking out this episode. Did you know Henry VIII tried to make a play to be emperor!?

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Episode 128: A Brief History – Elizabeth Woodville

Here is a brief history on the life of Elizabeth Woodville, the queen consort of King Edward IV and daughter of Jacquetta of Luxembourg and Sir Richard Woodville. She had quite the turbulent life and as you’ll discover from this episode she was was an extraordinary woman.

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Bonus Episode: Rebecca’s Mailbag

This bonus episode of the podcast will be called Rebecca’s Mailbag, and it’s a way for me to answer the questions that listeners have submitted through my website. Have a question? Go to tudorsdynasty.com and in the menu select ‘Submit a Question’ and I’ll endeavor to answer it for you.

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Episode 127: Dissolution of the Monasteries with Euan Roger

On this Ask the Expert – Steph chatted with Euan Roger, a medieval and Tudor historian and the Principal Record Specialist with the National Archives. Euan answers your questions about the Dissolution of the Monasteries – the events, choices made, the people involved and so much more!

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Episode 126: Aethelflaed with Annie Whitehead

As a 10th century ruler she is frequently referred to as a warrior queen….this daughter of Alfred the Great appears to have been respected by the people of her time, but was she murdered? On today’s episode historian Annie Whitehead fills in the details of this fascinating woman named, Aethelflaed.

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