Cecil feared the Tower, until his kinswoman Anne Bacon stepped in.
The long-awaited christening of Prince Edward was tempered by the plague.
Five hundred years ago, in a spirit of rivalry and cooperation, two young Renaissance monarchs asserted their power and authority at one of the last great demonstrations of the chivalric age.
A plot, a rebellion and a triumph from the life of Thomas Cromwell.
For the lesser-known members of the great Tudor dynasties, loyalties were divided. Should you support your king, queen or family?
A skilfully woven synthesis tells the story of the castles, palaces and great houses of Tudor England.
Seemingly inconsequential, dedicating books to royalty was a vital part of Tudor publishing.
Before the British Empire and the Atlantic slave trade, Africans lived freely in Tudor England.
The grand funeral of Anne of Cleves, the neglected fourth queen of Henry VIII, took place during the reign of Mary Tudor, when English Catholicism was resurgent.
In his pursuit of Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell was guided by a prophecy foretelling treason.