Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 3

| November 28, 2013

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 3

Here are my notes from last night’s episode of Tudor Monastery Farm. Apologies for bits I’ve missed… It’s now late spring at the farm and the team have been running the farm as tenant farmers for two months. They’ve bred from their Tamworth pigs, the sheep have been sheared and the fleeces sold, and they’ve […]

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 2

| November 21, 2013

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 2

Here is a rundown of last night’s episode of Tudor Monastery Farm based on my notes (scribblings, actually). Apologies if I missed anything… The episode began by explaining that in 1500 England was at a crossroads. Farming was changing. Subsistence farming was becoming more commercialised as a new force, money, came into play. The monasteries […]

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 1

| November 14, 2013

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 1

I made notes from last night’s episode of Tudor Monastery Farm for those of you who don’t have access to UK TV channels. Please excuse any mistakes, I was scribbling notes very quickly and typing quickly to get this posted as soon as possible… The programme opened with the narrator, actress Geraldine James , explaining […]

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