Penshurst Place: The Gift of a Grateful King


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In November’s episode, The Tudor Travel Show travels to Penshurst Place in Kent, the ancestral home of the Sidney family since the mid-sixteenth century. Sarah takes a stroll through the house and talks to visitor guide, Gaye Jee, about the house’s Tudor history. If you wish to see more of Penshurst Place, you can catch up with my story of Penshurst and the Boleyn family via YouTube, here.

In the second half of the podcast, Sarah welcomes back Florence Evans to the show. Florence is Director of the Weiss Gallery in London, which specialising in Tudor and seventeenth-century portraiture. Florence talks to us about a sixteenth-century portrait of the boy-king, Edward VI, from the studio of court painter, William Scrots. There is a blog to accompany this part of the podcast, where you can view a picture of the painting in question. To read the blog, click here.

Finally, The Tudor Travel Guide news desk returns, with all the latest November news from the sixteenth century. This time we hear news of the dramatic arrest of Queen Catherine Howard, following accusations of infidelity.

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Presenter: Sarah Morris

Music by Jon Sayles

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Newsreader: Chris Rew and Reporter: Kathryn Rew

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