Thoughts on Elton’s ‘Tudor Revolution in Government’ …

Primarily hypothesised by Dr. G. R. Elton in his 1953 book, The Tudor Revolution in Government[1], the concept reflects the departure in style of government from the medieval to the modern during Henry VIII’s reign.  There has been much historiographic argument as a result of this seminal work. Elton emphasises the role of Henry’s chief …

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A week at the Mary Rose

Doing work experience often means becoming an 'office slave' for a time. My week at the Mary Rose, in Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard, has disproved this. Working with their team of dedicated volunteers and educators I've had an immersive and interesting week, diving into the discovery and preservation of The Mary Rose. walking around with Robert, …

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International man of history

Sir Roy strong- a rather eccentric historian (the best ones usually are), dressed up as a range of historic figures...  Need I say more?  As an Art Historian Sir Roy strong became inspired by John Swannell's photograph of an Elizabethan gentlemen in 2010. Composing a list of paintings to recreate they embarked on the project.  …

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