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Overview: Life and Literature in the Era of the Reformation

In Academics, the Reformation saw a revival of the study of Greek and Latin writings, as well as a love of beauty. “Humanism” became the newborn ideal, one that advocated individualism, an ideal which gave a tremendous impetus to literature and the arts. 1,485 more words

British History

Good Queen Bess

Queen Elizabeth I has one of the most recognizable faces in the world. The portraits commissioned during her reign display only some of her regality and her great achievements throughout her life. 354 more words

General News

Movie review: The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

Increasing family power and prestige through the selling of daughters, even married ones—The Other Boleyn Girl looks at the rise and fall of the Boleyn family in 16th century England. 545 more words


La Saga des reines


Today I will talk about the Queens Saga (La Saga des reines) by Jean des Cars or the tales of 12 European queens who marked and still mark our countries. 151 more words


A Thousand Days of Reform: A Tribute to Anne Boleyn

Few historical figures have been as misunderstood or maligned as Anne Boleyn. She is known, sadly, for her tragic fall from power and the false charges levelled against her. 1,864 more words


The answers from last Friday's Tudor challenge - and another 5 for this week

The answers to last week’s 5 True or False challenges are:

11. The statement that Tudors drank water with their meals was FALSE.  People knew that drinking water made them ill so they rarely drank any.  784 more words


May 19th in history:

King Henry VIII and his relatives made history on May 19th in different years.

On this day in 1499, Catherine of Aragon… 131 more words

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