Category Archives: 17th century

The Countess of Carlisle

The real life inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’s Milady: 17th century socialite and femme fatale, Lucy Hay. Continue reading

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Maypole madness

The Puritans banned the maypole and other fun stuff in 1644. Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Lobster in the Tower of London

Where’s the lobster in the Tower of London? The chase is on. Continue reading

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Worcester’s Commandery¬†

I’ve always felt a strong connection to the Commandery. It’s history runs deep. As you can imagine, speaking before the Battle of Worcester Society in the Great Hall of the Commandery was an unparalleled thrill. If you missed reading about … Continue reading

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Tudor House: 17th century life

Step back in time to the 17th century and visit Weymouth’s Tudor House. Continue reading

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Exploring the Banqueting House

Exploring the beauty and history of Whitehall’s Banqueting House Continue reading

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The Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry has been guarding the Kings and Queens of England since the 17th Century. Join me for a visit. Continue reading

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