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.

 

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Credits:

Presenter: Sarah Morris

 

Music by Jon Sayles

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Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Sarah Morris

Produced by Cutting Crew Productions

 

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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