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Hellooooooo Layers!

I spent a couple of hours researching Tudor and Elizabethan history today. I have friends who will pin me to the wall with their sewing needles (that’s a helluva lot of needles!) if I make a major error in depicting the time periods. 254 more words

Creative Writing

Wrestling with landscape

I have decided to focus on getting more skill up around landscapes. I’ve worked out some of my problems in how I’ve been approaching this genera. 692 more words

Famous faces amongst our visitors

In the past month we’ve had some visitors to Charlecote and they’ve caused us to do a double-take! We’re sure we’ve seen their faces before, perhaps they’re regulars… no. 337 more words

Behind The Scenes

Elizabethan Era ~ (1558–1603)

The Elizabethan era was the epoch in English history of Queen Elizabeth I‘s reign (1558–1603). Historians often depict it as the golden age in  491 more words


Emmerich's Reimagining of Elizabeth I in "Anonymous".

Dr Edel Semple’s research seminar entitled “The Writer, The Queen, and The Director: Shakespeare, Elizabeth I and Emmerich’s Anonymous.” examined Emmerich’s appropriation of the world’s most famous playwright and female monarch. 399 more words

Edmund Spenser

Elizabeth I's Rainbow Portrait

One of my favourite portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, and a great lesson activity. Can the student’s find these 8 objects….

a) Angel’s wings;

b) Eyes and ears; 53 more words


Wretched Richard's Almanac: Taxation Without Burma Shave

April 6, 1722

In 1722, Peter the Great of Russia abolished a tax he had introduced some twenty years earlier, it having proved to be a rather hairy source of national income. 220 more words