Tudors & Stuarts. FOOD. Things they may have eaten: Brawn, roast tongue, leg of pork, roast beef, roast venison (deer, meat pie, vegetables in season, bread, roast lamb, rabbit, tarts and custard. Clothing. Early Tudor Costume
Early Tudor Costume
MenMen's clothing gave them a square shape. they wore short doublets over their hose and the shoulders of their coat were cut wide. It was fashionable for their sleeves to be slashed and their flat hats were often decorated with feathers.
Women Women's clothing gave them a triangular shape. Their corsets were tight fitting while their kirtles and gowns were very full. Their head-dress consisted of a coif that fitted closely round the face, to which was attached the cornet - a long piece of black material that often hung down the back.
Late Tudor Costume
Men The men's fashion had not changed as much as the women's. However, the square shape was replaced by a sleeker look. Men still wore doublet and hose, but the coat had been replaced by a short jacket. Men also wore ruffs around their necks.
WomenThe style of dress had changed considerably. the bodice was longer, and the skirt was worn over a farthingale (a circular frame) to give it its unique shape. the head-dress had been replaced by jewels in the hair and an elaborate ruff of lace was worn around the neck.
Bear And bull baiting
Fact 1 - How did the Tudors start? The powerful Tudor family started when Owen Tudor married Catherine of Valois, the widow of Henry VI. Their son was Edmund Tudor and their grandson was Henry Tudor who became King Henry VII, the first Tudor King
Fact 2 - How did the Tudors start? Henry Tudor defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field which started the House of Tudor
Fact 3 - When did the Tudors start? The Lancastrian Henry Tudor's victory over the York's Richard III was in 1485
Fact 4 - How many Tudors ruled Britain? Five - Three Kings and Two Queens
Fact 5 - Who were Kings and Queens of the Tudors dynasty? The royal dynasty of the Tudors were:
King Henry VII (1457 - 1509)
King Henry VIII (1491 - 1547)
King Edward VI (1537 - 1553)
Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary - 1516 - 1558)
Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)
Fact 6 - How long did the Tudors rule? 1485 - 1603. The Tudor period started with the reign of Henry VII in 1485 and ended with the death of Queen Elizabeth I in 1603
Fact 7 - On 18 January 1486 Henry VII married Elizabeth of York, the daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville uniting the Houses of York and Lancaster, ending the Wars of the Roses
Fact 8 - What was the Tudor family emblem? The Tudor Rose
Fact 9 - Why was the Tudor rose formed? To represent the fusion of the Lancastrian and York's noble factions. The Tudor rose was formed by combining the red rose which was the emblem of the House of Lancaster and the white rose which was the emblem of the House of York
Fact 10 - The father of King Henry VII, Edmund Tudor, died before he was born and Henry was raised by his uncle Jasper Tudor
They used axes and swords mostly to slay down their catch.
They use most of the tools that the Romans used in their time
At times, they use catapults even though they are sometimes unreliable in their ADS (aiming down the sights)
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