Places of Interest

| August 12, 2009

Places of Interest

The following places all have links to the Tudor period and are great places for Tudor history fans to visit. The Mary Rose Exhibition, HM Naval base, Portsmouth – See Henry VIII’s famous warship at Portsmouth, where it is being lovingly restored. The Mary Rose, which sank in 1545, is the only remaining 16th century […]

Historic Houses

| July 31, 2009

Historic Houses

Sheffield Manor Lodge, Sheffield, Yorkshire – This manor was built by the fourth Earl of Shrewsbury and is famous for being the place where Wolsey stayed as he journeyed to London to stand trial and as the place where Mary Queen of Scots was kept under house arrest by the sixth Earl of Shrewsbury, George […]