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Talks and Lectures


A wide range of podcasts from talks and lectures held at Historic Royal Palaces

Nov 23, 2017

Eleri Lynn, fashion historian, author and curator at Historic Royal Palaces, explores how fashion conveyed messages of status, power and authority in the Tudor court.

When courtiers were subject to inevitable plots and rebellions, it was no surprise they used dress as a competitive weapon. Discover how sumptuous dress made it possible to climb the ranks within the Tudor court, and what happened when courtiers wore the wrong thing?

Recorded at Hampton Court Palace on 11th September 2017.