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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

For more information on Historic Royal Palaces visit hrp.org.uk

Oct 31, 2019

In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII. 

In this discussion the panel of experts unravel the preparations, rituals, and personalities involved in the christening of Edward VI, Henry VIII's long awaited...


Oct 31, 2019

In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.   

In this talk Chris Gidlow from Historic Royal Palaces explores the Eltham Ordinances, the rules that existed to keep the Tudor court functioning and in order.

This...


Oct 31, 2019

In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.   

In this talk historian Dr Alice Hunt examines 16th century coronations, how they responded to monarchical and religious changes of the time, and what they tell us...


Oct 30, 2019

In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII.

In this talk renowned author Hilary Mantel sheds light on her novel 'Bring up the Bodies', the history behind it, and the process for writing captivating historical...


Oct 30, 2019

In the 1500s the Tudor court was the place to be seen. This series of talks looks into court life in the 16th century during the reign of King Henry VIII. 

In this talk Historic Royal Palaces’ Chief Curator Tracy Borman goes behind the scenes to investigate the private lives of the Tudors.

This talk was recorded live...