Episode 055: Tudor Times on Thomas More

Tudor Times Person of the Month feature available here: http://tudortimes.co.uk/person-of-the-month/thomas-more Five hundred years after he was executed by Henry VIII for refusing to accept Henry’s break with Rome, and proclaiming himself as the head of the Church of England, Thomas More is still an elusive and enigmatic figure. For some,…

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5 Tudor Scholars who changed Learning in England

The Tudors lived in a world that was at least several generations ahead of the Enlightenment.  But the seeds of that revolution in scientific thought were being sown in the Renaissance when society started to value classical and secular learning for the first time in a millennium.  The Renaissance became firmly…

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