A Waiting Game at Greenwich

The beginning 1533 was a golden time for Anne Boleyn. She was at the zenith of her power. On 25 January in a secret early morning ceremony over the Holbien Gate at Whitehall we have the only recorded marriage service between Henry and Anne. Then over four splendid days at the end of May and…

Image, Spin & Tudor Style…

In the 16th century there was a growing trend in social mobility with a merchant class rapidly emerging. This meant that for the first time there was a vein of English society that could afford to import luxurious and expensive cloth, materials, jewels and finished goods from abroad. As these items were previously only accessible…