How to be a Tudor

If you enjoyed the writing of Hilary Mantel and Philippa Gregory, you will love discovering the true stories. ***** 'Ruth is the queen of living history, long may she reign!

How to be a Tudor

How to be a Tudor

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH THE BBC'S RUTH GOODMAN We know all about the dramas that played out in the Tudor court - most notably those of Henry VIII - but what was life really like for a commoner like you or me? To answer this question, the renowned "method historian" Ruth Goodman has slept, washed and cooked as the Tudors did - so you don't have to! She is your expert guide to this fascinating era, drawing on years of practical historical study to show how our ancestors coped with everyday life. Using a vast range of sources, she takes you back to when soot was used as toothpaste and the "upper crust" was served to the wealthier members of the house. Exploring how the Tudors learnt, danced and even stood according to the latest fashion, she reveals what it all felt, smelt and tasted like, from morning until night. If you enjoyed the writing of Hilary Mantel and Philippa Gregory, you will love discovering the true stories. ***** 'Ruth is the queen of living history, long may she reign!' Lucy Worsley 'A deeply researched and endlessly fascinating account of what it was like to live as a Tudor' Tracy Borman, author of Thomas Cromwell 'Always entertaining, and her narrative is often lifted by the fact that she has taken the trouble to experience many of the alien aspects of Tudor life' Observer 'Goodman's latest foray into immersive history is a revelation . . . It's the next best thing to being there' Sarah Ferguson, New York Times Book Review

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How to be a Tudor
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Ruth Goodman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-05 - Publisher: Penguin UK

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH THE BBC'S RUTH GOODMAN We know all about the dramas that played out in the Tudor court - most notably those of Henry VIII - but what was life really like for a commoner like you or me? To answer this question, the renowned "method
How to Be a Tudor: A Dawn-To-Dusk Guide to Tudor Life
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Ruth Goodman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-15 - Publisher:

On the heels of her triumphant How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even further back in English history to the era closest to her heart, the dramatic period from the crowning of Henry VII to the death of Elizabeth I. Drawing on her own adventures living in re-created
How to be a Tudor in 20 Easy Easy Stages
Language: en
Pages: 47
Authors: Ruth Goodman
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

Books about How to be a Tudor in 20 Easy Easy Stages
How to Be a Tudor
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Scoular Anderson
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Scoular Anderson shows that being a Tudor is not all tights and feasting. He gives the real facts about Tudor in a humorous way.
How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ruth Goodman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-05 - Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

Historian and popular BBC TV presenter Ruth Goodman, author of How to Be a Tudor, offers up a history of Renaissance Britain - the offensive language, insulting gestures, insolent behaviour, brawling and scandal of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries - with practical tips on just how to horrify the Tudor

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