Definitions you really need to learn (but really don’t want to)

Unfortunately there’s no secret or exciting method to learning definitions, but it’s still part and parcel of Tudor territory. Bearing this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most important definitions to be in the know about … Read More

Dull political things you still need to know about

There are a lot of fun things to digest when it comes to learning about the Tudors. Trust me when I say, though, that there is no fun way to learn about the various acts and laws the monarchs and … Read More

Weird and wacky laws

Alongside some of the major laws you will probably know about, there are a few others to be aware of. Want some help understanding the terminology? For a start, aside from laws being brought in by monarchs, statute laws meant … Read More

Fringe people you should know about

Because the Tudor dynasty spanned a solid 118 years, a lot happened. Unfortunately for you, this also means there are quite a few people you should really know about, but who don’t necessarily need or deserve a lot of space. … Read More

Religion in Tudor times

Aside from knowing the differences between protestantism and catholicism, there are a ton of other vital things to know about religion in the Tudor era. There were, for instance, many scriptures and books which shaped the way in which religion … Read More

All about Tudor rebellions and uprisings

Rebellions and uprisings were a pretty big part of Tudor life, as the era was characterised by a slew of  social, economical and political changes that were tough for Brits to keep up with at the best of times. As … Read More

All you need to know about catholicism in Tudor times

Under Tudor reign, the national religion repeatedly swung between catholicism and protestantism. This caused many arguments, as you might imagine! During Queen Mary I’s reign, the return to catholicism was unpopular in Parliament because Brits feared the Papacy’s power in … Read More

All you need to know about protestantism in Tudor times

Religion was an enormous part of life in Tudor times, and led to many fall-outs, rebellions and executions. One of the two main faiths to cause a stir was protestantism. protestantism is a form of christianity which originated with the … Read More

Economical things from the Tudor dynasty

During the Tudor period there were some pretty big changes which impacted the economy – most of which were pretty bad, admittedly. For a start, in the mid-16th century the wool industry in England suffered a major decline. This was … Read More

Random Tudor facts

Aside from what you may already know about the Tudors, there are a few other bits of information that might be worth being aware of, just in case they pop up in an exam unexpectedly. Firstly, let’s talk money. The … Read More