In this month's episode, Sarah is out and about in search of the story behind the wonderful Harvington Hall in the Midlands; a very authentic and raw Elizabethan house, which is renowned for its priest hides and wall paintings. Join me as House Manager, Phil Downing, takes us on a guided tour of the hall!

 

The Tudor Travel Guide news desk is back after its one-month break. This month we check in with the Tudor news from the month of October. We hear from our new roving reporter in the south-west of England, Thomas Jakes, as he brings us up to date on the arrival of Princess Katherine of Aragon in Plymouth on 2 October 1501 ahead of her wedding to Prince Arthur.

 

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LINKS:

For The Tudor Travel Guide YouTube Membership' Information, click here.

For Lady Kathryn's Renaissance Fayre, click here.

For Harvington Hall's Website and Donation page, click here.

For Phil's The Tudor Tours FB page, click here.

 

In the meantime, if you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

 

Music by Jon Sayles

'Trusted News': Royalty free music from https://www.fesliyanstudios.com

Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Chris Rew

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

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In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots: Part 4: Edinburgh Castle with Donal Ferrie and an ‘Audience with Marie Stuart’

September 26, 2020

PART FOUR: Edinburgh Castle with Donal Ferrie and 'An Audience with Marie Stuart'

 

This month sees the launch of a special celebration of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, here, on The Tudor Travel Show. Throughout September, I will be publishing one episode a week, as I follow 'In the Footsteps' of this legendary Scottish queen, visiting some of the most historic locations associated with her time in Scotland. Along the way, I will be meeting up with local guides, (many are members of the Marie Stuart Society), who will share their knowledge and passion for Mary and her story.

 

In this week's episode, I travel back to Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. In the first half of the episode, I visit the castle with our guide for today, Donal Ferrie. Join me as we get a private viewing of Mary's bed chamber and the closet in which she gave birth to her son, James. To see more images of the castle, join my private FB group, which accompanies this podcast, The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road.

 

In the second half of the show, I am granted a private audience with Marie Stuart herself. As a friendly English Ambassador, I put some challenging questions to the Scots queen. Tune in to hear her reflections on the dramatic events crashing through her life. It turned out to be an 'interesting' conversation!

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

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Other links:

For more information on The Tudor Travel Guide's 'In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots' tour next June, click here.

For up-to-date visitor information on Edinburgh Castle, follow this link.

For more details on becoming a member of Historic Environment Scotland, follow this link.

To learn more about Helen Cuinn, follow this link.

To join the Marie Stuart Societyfollow this link.

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

Guest: Donal Ferrie and Helen Cuinn

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots: Part 3: Edinburgh -The Royal Mile and Holyroodhouse with Jerry Ozaniec and Liz Manson

September 19, 2020

PART THREE: The Royal Mile and Holyroodhouse

 

This month sees the launch of a special celebration of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, here, on The Tudor Travel Show. Throughout September, I will be publishing one episode a week, as I follow 'In the Footsteps' of this legendary Scottish queen, visiting some of the most historic locations associated with her time in Scotland. Along the way, I will be meeting up with local guides, (many are members of the Marie Stuart Society), who will share their knowledge and passion for Mary and her story.

 

In this week's episode, I travel to Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. In the first half of the episode, I walk down the Royal Mile with my guide, Jerry Ozaniec, as together we follow in Mary's footsteps as she made her formal royal entry into the city after her arrival back in Scotland in 1561.

In the second half of the show, I carry on down the Royal Mile to Holyroodhouse, where I catch up again with Liz Manson, President of the Marie Stuart Society and talk about Mary's eventful life at the palace. If you want to read more about the history of Holyroodhouse and the murder of David Rizzio follow this link to read the blog which accompanies this podcast. To see more images of the palace, join my private FB group, which accompanies this podcast, The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

Other links:

For more information on The Tudor Travel Guide's 'In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots' tour next June, click here.

For up-to-date visitor information on Holyroodhouse, follow this link.

To join the Marie Stuart Societyfollow this link.

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

Guest: Jerry Ozaniec and Elisabeth Manson

 

 

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 2: Stirling Castle with Liz Manson

September 12, 2020

Part Two: STIRLING CASTLE

This month sees the launch of a special celebration of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, here, on The Tudor Travel Show. Throughout September, I will be publishing one episode a week, as I follow 'In the Footsteps' of this legendary Scottish queen, visiting some of the most historic locations associated with her time in Scotland. Along the way, I will be meeting up with local guides, (many are members of the Marie Stuart Society), who will share their knowledge and passion for Mary and her story.

 

In this week's episode, I travel to Stirling Castle and meet up with Elisabeth Manson, President of the Marie Stuart Society. Together we explore the royal chapel, great hall and royal apartments of the castle. I talk to Liz about Stirling Castle as Mary's childhood home, as well as hearing about the blossoming romance between Mary and Henry, Lord Darnley, which unfolded at the castle in the spring of 1565.  If you wish to read more about the palace and its royal apartments, follow this link. To see more images of the palace, join my private FB group, which accompanies this podcast, The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

Other links:

For more information on The Tudor Travel Guide's 'In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots' tour next June, click here.

For up-to-date visitor information on Stirling Castle, follow this link.

To join the Marie Stuart Society, follow this link.

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

Guest: Elisabeth Manson

 

 

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots - Part 1: Linlithgow Palace with Anne Daly

September 5, 2020

Part One: LINLITHGOW PALACE.

This month sees the launch of a special celebration of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, here, on The Tudor Travel Show. Throughout September, I will be publishing one episode a week, as I follow 'In the Footsteps' of this legendary Scottish queen, visiting some of the most historic locations associated with her time in Scotland. Along the way, I will be meeting up with local guides, (many are members of the Marie Stuart Society), who will share their knowledge and passion for Mary and her story.

 

In this week's episode, I start at the place of Mary's birth, the palace of Linlithgow. Our guide is Anne Daly from Mary's Meanders, who takes us on a walk and talk tour around the palace while uncovering the story of Mary's early life there. If you wish to read more about the palace and its royal apartments, follow this link. To see more images of the palace, join my private FB group, which accompanies this podcast, The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

Other links:

For more information on The Tudor Travel Guide's 'In the Footsteps of Mary, Queen of Scots' tour next June, click here.

You can find out more about Anne Daly here.

For up-to-date visitor information on Linlithgow Palace, follow this link.

To join the Marie Stuart Society, follow this link.

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

Guest: Anne Daly

 

 

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

The Indomitable Mary Howard, Duchess of Richmond

August 22, 2020

In this month's episode, Sarah talks once more to Nikki Clarke, Senior Lecturer at Chichester University, about the fascinating Mary Howard, Duchess of Richmond. Sarah and Nikki explore the life of this Tudor noblewoman who, as Nikki states in the podcast, was a 'force of nature'. Listen in to find out more about her eventful life. 

 

The Tudor Travel Guide news desk returns with all the latest August news. Once more, we head north of the border to Scotland, where our roving reporter, Adam Buchanan, reports on the marriage of the young Margaret Tudor to James IV of Scotland.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

 

Music by Jon Sayles

'Trusted News': Royalty free music from https://www.fesliyanstudios.com

Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Chris Rew

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

Tudor Miniatures: For Your Eyes Only!

July 18, 2020

In this month's episode, Sarah talks to Emma Rutherford from The Philip Mould Gallery, an expert on Tudor miniatures. Listen to Emma describe the diplomatic and deeply romantic use of these tiny, but exquisite, objects; the techniques used to create them and the refined world of the Tudor miniaturist. How did one miniature change the course of English history, while another reveals the racy side of the Elizabethan court? Listen in to find out more about these intensely personal objects!

There is a blog that compliments this podcast. This a consolidated transcription of this interview. You can also see pictures of some of the miniatures described – and more. To read the blog, follow this link.  

 

The Tudor Travel Guide news desk returns with all the latest July news. This time, we introduce a new roving reporter, Adam Buchanan, who reports from north of the border, in Scotland, where a forlorn Mary, Queen of Scots has just abdicated her throne in favour of her infant son, James.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community. 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

 

Music by Jon Sayles

'Trusted News': Royalty free music from https://www.fesliyanstudios.com

Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Chris Rew

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

The Life and Times of Thomas Cromwell: Brutish Thug or Sophisticated Courtier?

June 20, 2020

In this month's episode, Sarah is in discussion with the author, Carol McGrath, exploring the complex and fascinating man who rose from the backwaters of Putney to become one of the most powerful men in England in the 1530s: Thomas Cromwell. Carol is the author of 'Mistress Cromwell', a novel which explores Cromwell's early years through the eyes of his wife, Elizabeth.

 

She brings her knowledge of the man and the events that shaped him - and others whose lives he touched - into this lively discussion which covers Cromwell's origins in Putney through to his downfall at the hands of his enemies in 1540. Was he just a brutish thug or a sophisticated courtier of the day - you decide! If you'd like to know more about Carol and her books, follow this link to her website.

 

There is a blog which compliments this podcast, exploring in more detail Cromwell's London home at Austin Friars. If you wish to read this blog and see what the Cromwell's city-house looked like, follow this link.

  

The Tudor Travel Guide news desk returns with all the latest June news. This time, our roving reporter, Bess Cavendish, reports live from the Field of Cloth of Gold, where the first day of this historic summit between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France has just gotten underway.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community.

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

 

Music by Jon Sayles

'Trusted News': Royalty free music from https://www.fesliyanstudios.com

Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Sarah Morris

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

 

Mary Boleyn: A Tudor Beauty Unveiled!

June 5, 2020

In another Tudor Travel Show: Extra, Sarah catches up with Justin Davies of the Jordeans Van Dyck Panel Painting Project (JVDPPP) to talk about an exciting and recent discovery in the Tudor world: the reattribution of a painting from being that of an ‘of an unknown woman’ to being that of Mary Boleyn. It’s a wonderful story of an adventure in time…tune in to hear all about it!

 

If you wish to view a picture of this portrait and the one of Lady Herbert (mentioned in the podcast) follow this link to 'The Tudor Travel Guide' blog.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community.

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

Stories of Hever Castle: Passion, Intrigue and Murder!

May 24, 2020

In this special Tudor Travel Show: Extra, Sarah welcomes back an old friend of the show, Owen Emmerson, House manager at Hever Castle. Owen is currently researching a new book on the social history of the castle and in this episode, we take a stroll through Hever's timeline, from the Tudors to the twentieth century, to hear tales of passion, intrigue and murder!

 

If you want to watch a tour of Hever Castle from 2019, with Owen Emmerson as our guide, then follow this link.to the Tudor Travel Guide's YouTube channel.

 

Thank you to all those listeners who support my work by becoming a patron of the show. I am deeply grateful as it helps me to continue to create great content.

If you have enjoyed this particular episode and you prefer to make a one-off contribution, you can do so via my PayPal.me tip jar, Just click here.

Thank you!

 

If you want to keep up to date with all the Tudor Travel Guide's adventures, as well as top tips for planning your own Tudor road trip, don't forget to subscribe to the blog via www.thetudortravelguide.com.

 

This podcast now has an accompanying closed Facebook group, dedicated to discussing the places and artefacts discussed in each episode. it is also a place to ask your fellow Tudor time travellers questions about visiting Tudor locations or planning your Tudor-themed vacation or sharing your top tips to help others get the most out of their Tudor adventures on the road. Go to The Tudor Travel Show: Hitting the Road to join the community.

 

You can also find The Tudor Travel Guide on YouTubeTwitterFacebookInstagram and Pinterest.

 

Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris