Tudor England

The establishment of The English Tudor Dynasty of the 15th Century.

Wattle

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/wattle 2nd Oct 2021 - ''Wattle'' was a construction style most popularized by The Tudor Era (16th Century AD). While it's design and construction can be trace to at lest 6, …

Hippocras

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hippocras 27th Sep 2021 - Hippocras was a form of of ''Spiced Wine'' which although can trace it's origins to 5ht Century BC Greece, would become popular during The Reign of Qu …

The ''Queen's Pint''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-queens-pint 27th Sep 2021 - The ''Queen's Pint'' was a form of Tudor Era measurement, which set the ''official'' limit and classification of an ''English Pint'', based on an actu …

Lady of The Bedchamber

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/lady-of-the-bedchamber 22nd Sep 2021 - The Title of ''Lady of The Bedchamber'' was first created with Catherine of Aragon (Queen of England under Henry VIII), in 1509 AD. Derived from the o …

The House of Tudor

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-house-of-tudor 31st Jul 2021 - The ''House of Tudor'' is the name given to The English Royal Family bloodline which ruled from 1485 to 1603. It included (6) Monarchs to The English …

''First Fruits''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/first-fruits 31st Jul 2021 - ''First Fruits'' – also known as Annates, was a form of financial award given by a King or Queen to various Religious Authority. Initially, such …

''Crying The Banns''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/crying-the-banns 31st Jul 2021 - The term known as ‘’Crying The Banns’’ was a Tudor Era legally accepted practice, performed by Nobility – as a means of …

The ''Red Dragon''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-red-dragon 31st Jul 2021 -   The Red Dragon was a Heraldic symbol of The House of Tudor, the ruling Dynastic Monarchy of England from 1485 until 1603. While most known for …

Morality Play

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/morality-play 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Morality Play'' was a popular form of Tudor Era (England) entertainment – performed on Stage by Actors, which sought to give ''thought'' t …

Manchet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/manchet 31st Jul 2021 - Manchet was a form of Bread, popular among Nobility during The Tudor Era. Unlike ''Common Bread'', which was made from coarse grains – Manchet w …

Zibelino

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/zibelino 31st Jul 2021 - ''Zibellino'' was a type of Female Fashion accessory worn by Noble women in the late 14th and 16th Centuries. Also known as a ''Sable Pelt'', these we …

''Harry's Walls''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/harrys-walls 31st Jul 2021 - ''Harry's Walls'' were a 16th Century Fortification systems erected on The Isle of Scilly (St. Mary's Island) – located off the extreme Southwes …