Episode 111: Thomas Cromwell, Boleyn Women, and Elizabeth I

Welcome to episode 111! We have another barn burner for you today: Tracy Borman returns to the show for a fourth visit, and this time we focus our chat on the man, the myth, the legend, Thomas Cromwell. Then on Ask the Expert, Elizabeth Norton returns to answer your questions about the Boleyn Women, and lastly I’ll tell you a story about the final 1000 days of Elizabeth I’s reign.


Dr. Tracy Borman – Thomas Cromwell: 0:00 – 38:06

Dr. Elizabeth Norton – The Boleyn Women: 38:06 – 57:58

A Brief History – The Last 1000 Days of Elizabeth I: 57:58 – 1:15:00

Show Notes: TudorsDynastyPodcast.com


Written by: Rebecca Larson, Steph Stohrer & Lissa Bryan

Voiced by: Rebecca Larson, Steph Stohrer, Dr. Tracy Borman & Dr. Elizabeth Norton

Produced by: Rebecca Larson & Steph Stohrer

Imaging by: Troy Larson (TroyLarsonCreative.com)

Music Credits:

Pavana alla veneziana by Paul O’Dette, Composed by Joan Ambrosio Dalza





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Show Notes

Procession portrait of Elizabeth I of England c. 1601. Queen Elizabeth I preceded by the Knights of the Garter. From left: Edmund Sheffield, later Earl of Mulgrave; Charles Howard, Lord Howard of Effingham and Lord Admiral; George Clifford, Earl of Cumberland; George Carey, Lord Hunsten; unknown knight, possibly Robert Radcliffe, Earl of Sussex; and Gilbert Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, carrying the Sword of State. In the foreground is Edward Somerset, 4th Earl of Worcester, Master of the Horse. Of the four men carrying the canopy only the one in white on the far right has been identified: Worcester’s eldest son, Lord Herbert. Source: Strong, Roy. Gloriana. Thames and Hudson, 1987, pp. 154-5.
circa 1600

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