Tudor History with Claire Ridgway
2 July - Old Scarlett the gravedigger

2 July - Old Scarlett the gravedigger

July 2, 2021
On this day in Tudor history, 2nd July 1594, a sexton and gravedigger known as Old Scarlett was buried at Peterborough Cathedral.
 
Who was this man? Which two queens was he said to have buried? And what is his link to Shakespeare?
 
Find out more about Old Scarlett in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.
 

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29 June - The Globe burns down!

29 June - The Globe burns down!

June 29, 2021

On 29th June 1613, the Globe Theatre, which had been built by William Shakespeare's company of players, burnt to the ground.

Find out more about what happened in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
https://youtu.be/jUN9t-qPTJ4

Claire is the founder of the Tudor Society, an online membership site for those who love Tudor history. There, you can learn from Claire and many other expert historians and authors, enjoy Tudor-focused magazines and live Q&A sessions with experts, and have access to all kinds of talks, articles, quizzes, virtual tours and more. Try it with a 14-day free trial - https://www.tudorsociety.com/signup/

 

Claire has written some bestselling Tudor history books:

 

On This Day in Tudor History - https://amzn.to/3oceahH

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown - https://amzn.to/3m8KaSi

George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat - https://amzn.to/2TdwyZr

The Anne Boleyn Collection - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Anne Boleyn Collection II - https://amzn.to/3o9LUwi

The Anne Boleyn Collection III - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Life of Anne Boleyn Colouring Books - https://amzn.to/3jkJ5Vz

 

Claire has also done an online history course, The Life of Anne Boleyn, for MedievalCourses.com - https://medievalcourses.com/overview/life-anne-boleyn-mc06/

 

You can find Claire at:

https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com 

https://www.tudorsociety.com

https://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/

https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/

https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles 

https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety 

https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ 

https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/

27 June - A farming bishop who was sadly betrayed

27 June - A farming bishop who was sadly betrayed

June 27, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 27th June 1578, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Bishop of Exeter, William Bradbridge, died at the age of seventy-one.

The poor man died in poverty due to the actions of one of his staff. Very sad. Find out more in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.

You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
https://youtu.be/17aqKs9E5KI

Claire is the founder of the Tudor Society, an online membership site for those who love Tudor history. There, you can learn from Claire and many other expert historians and authors, enjoy Tudor-focused magazines and live Q&A sessions with experts, and have access to all kinds of talks, articles, quizzes, virtual tours and more. Try it with a 14-day free trial - https://www.tudorsociety.com/signup/

 

Claire has written some bestselling Tudor history books:

 

On This Day in Tudor History - https://amzn.to/3oceahH

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown - https://amzn.to/3m8KaSi

George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat - https://amzn.to/2TdwyZr

The Anne Boleyn Collection - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Anne Boleyn Collection II - https://amzn.to/3o9LUwi

The Anne Boleyn Collection III - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Life of Anne Boleyn Colouring Books - https://amzn.to/3jkJ5Vz

 

Claire has also done an online history course, The Life of Anne Boleyn, for MedievalCourses.com - https://medievalcourses.com/overview/life-anne-boleyn-mc06/

 

You can find Claire at:

https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com 

https://www.tudorsociety.com

https://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/

https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/

https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles 

https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety 

https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ 

https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/

24 June - Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

24 June - Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

June 24, 2021
On 24th June 1604, in the reign of King James I, Elizabethan courtier and poet, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, died.
 
Find out about this rather colourful Tudor character in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
https://youtu.be/gU4AO9o3rg8
 
Here's a link to a more detailed video on him - https://youtu.be/Y3ONMtthsnU
7 June - The execution of Elizabeth I’s physician

7 June - The execution of Elizabeth I’s physician

June 7, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 7th June 1594, Elizabeth I’s physician, Roderigo Lopez, was hanged, drawn and quartered after being accused of plotting to poison the queen.

Find out more about Lopez and what happened from historian Claire Ridgway. You can watch this short as a video here:
https://youtu.be/_c68Ycl0bAU

6 June - William Hunnis, a man lucky to die a natural death

6 June - William Hunnis, a man lucky to die a natural death

June 6, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 6th June 1597, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, musician William Hunnis died a natural death. He was lucky as he could so easily have lost his head in Mary I's reign.

Find out a bit more about William Hunnis from historian Claire Ridgway. You can watch this as a video here:

https://youtu.be/GgHHkjytIRY

5 June - Robert Devereux is in trouble

5 June - Robert Devereux is in trouble

June 5, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 5th June 1600, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, was in a spot of bother. Even though he was usually one of Elizabeth I's favourite, he was charged with insubordination. Oh dear.

Find out more from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this as a video here:
https://youtu.be/dZtJlXpFXYs

4 June - Amy Robsart

4 June - Amy Robsart

June 4, 2021

On 4th June 1550, Robert Dudley married his sweetheart, Amy Robsart, at the royal palace of Sheen at Richmond, near London, in a ceremony attended by King Edward VI.

In this #TudorHistoryShorts talk, historian Claire Ridgway shares a few facts about Amy Robsart. You can see the video here:
https://youtu.be/K-Sln-WF7To

3 June - A bishop who helped his poorly queen

3 June - A bishop who helped his poorly queen

June 3, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 3rd June 1594, John Aylmer, Bishop of London, died.

Hear a story about how he suffered pain to help a poorly Queen Elizabeth I in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.

You  can see this as a video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/kfFrTNnaCbk

30 May - Christopher Marlowe is stabbed! #shorts

30 May - Christopher Marlowe is stabbed! #shorts

May 30, 2021
On this day in Tudor history, 30th May 1593, Christopher Marlowe, the famous Elizabethan playwright, was stabbed to death.
 
Find out what happened in this #TudorHistoryshorts from historian Claire Ridgway.
 
Here is the link to the more detailed video on Marlowe's death and the inquest - https://youtu.be/sdttnBCIIJU
 
You can find out more about Marlowe and the theories regarding his death in Claire's video for February 26 – Christopher Marlowe – a rather colourful character! - https://youtu.be/QnT2Qp7RuXc
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