The news cycle is fast, and it’s tough to keep up with everything going on, right? So I try to distill the week’s news every weekend, with some highlights of Tudor themed stories that caught my eye. Here are some of the most interesting stories that caught my eye this week:
Xray Technology helps save Henry’s cannonballs
…”With Diamond Light Source, the team has used X-ray technology to take a look at what’s inside 12 of the cannonballs in the stock. In hopes of saving the rest of the collection, the team made the decision to cut segments from six of the cannonballs, some of which were damaged, to gain new insight into what was causing the corrosion…”
A Steak Pie for a foot?
Greggs – home of cheap pasty’s and portrait conspiracy theories. Gotta love them.
The burning of Thomas Cranmer, one of the Oxford Martyrs
Keeping The Kiplingcotes Derby alive
Henry VIII and the Royal Supremacy
12 Things You Should Know About Anne Boleyn
Events at Historic Royal Places
London launch of Kensington Palace Pavilion
Hever Castle is on the list of best Spring getaways
Henry VIII’s Walmer Castle gets a floral makeover
Mary, Tudor Princess by Tony Riches