Episode 141: William Caxton, the Printing Press, and Edward IV

We know that Edward IV had a rather large library of books. On this episode the wonderful Danie Burton joins us to discuss Edward IV’s introduction to printed books, when the printing press was brought to England, and the man who brought it.

Imagine a world where books had to be written by hand. While it guaranteed beautiful craftmanship it was not accessible to all. The printing press introduced a world to medieval England that many could not have imagined.

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Episode 140: Understanding the Order of the Garter

As each of us travel through history on our journey to discover the Tudors, we frequently come across things that we do not understand. One such topic might be the Order of the Garter – so today, I’ll explain to you what it was, where it came from and share some interesting stories.   

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Episode 139: Fashion in the Tudor & Stuart Dynasties

On this Ask the Expert, Steph chats with Dr. Sarah Bendall on the fashion in the 1500s and 1600s. Enjoy the listener questions from this episode because we cover a bit of everything and you’re going to love it!

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Credits:

Hosted by: Steph Stohrer

Guest: Dr. Sarah Bendall – Twitter & Instagram 

Editing: Rebecca Larson

Voice Over: David Black

Music by: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog via FilmMusic.io, used by EXTENDED license.

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Episode 137: A Brief History – The Queen’s Final Days

The release of this episode is in honor of the first queen regnant of England. It was 463 years ago on this day that the daughter of Katherine of Aragon passed peacefully away.

Credits:

Hosted by: Rebecca Larson

Written by: Johanna Strong

Editing: Rebecca Larson

Voice Over: David Black

Music by: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog via FilmMusic.io, used by EXTENDED license.

Resources:

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Episode 136: Medical Downfall of the Tudors

Health and healthcare in the 21st century does not compare to that of the 16th century. On this episode Sylvia Barbara Soberton explains to us some of the issues that our favorite Tudors experienced. Steph asks Sylvia the questions YOU submitted!

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Episode 133: The King and His Fairy Queen

Fairy, you say!? Indeed! On this episode of Ask the Expert we chat with historian Christine Morgan. Christine is our expert on a topic that many of you may have been introduced to while reading or watching The White Queen series. Was this fairy queen a serpent, a fish, a mermaid, a witch? Take a listen to the folklore surrounding Melusine!

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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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