Tudor Life November Magazine Out Now!

| October 28, 2015

Tudor Life November Magazine Out Now!

Death, death and more death… Yes, in the Tudor period, early November with the Feast of All Souls and the slaughter of Martinmas was rather death orientated. It seems fitting that November’s issue of Tudor Life is dedicated to this subject. This month’s 86 page issue includes: The Macabre Dance by Ruth Cowden The Life […]

Helen Castor’s Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death – Episode 3: A Good Death

| October 24, 2013

Helen Castor’s Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death – Episode 3: A Good Death

Last night I watched the third and final episode of historian Helen Castor’s series “Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death”, and this week Castor focused on death in the medieval era. Here is an article based on the notes I wrote as I watched it. Castor began the episode by taking us back to 3rd November […]