The Private Lives of the Tudors

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 9th Feb 2017

The Tudor monarchs were constantly surrounded by an army of attendants, courtiers and ministers. Even in their most private moments, they were accompanied by a servant specifically appointed for the task. A groom of the stool would stand patiently by as Henry VIII performed his daily purges, and when Elizabeth I retired for the evening, one of her female servants would sleep at the end of her bed.

It is the accounts of these eyewitnesses, as well as a rich array of other contemporary sources, that historian and Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces Tracy Borman has examined more closely than ever before.

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Europe/London The Private Lives of the Tudors Historian and Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces Tracy Borman talks about the lack of privacy, even in the bedroom of the Tudor royal family. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2017/02/09/the-private-lives-of-the-tudors-124946 The National Archives,Bessant Drive,Kew,London

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Bessant Drive, Kew, London, TW9 4DU

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