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Tudor Stacking Dolls

Tudor Stacking Dolls

Traditional Russian dolls are given a British historical twist in this regal set depicting Tudor King Henry VIII and his six wives. The set of 4 wooden dolls nest inside each other for storage each one opening at the middle to fit the smaller doll inside. Finished in gold the dolls are printed with…

£30.00

Guidebook: Portland Castle

Guidebook: Portland Castle

Portland Castle was built by Henry VIII between 1539 and 1540 to protect an important anchorage known as the 'Portland Roads'. It was one of a series of coastal fortresses designed to protect England from invasion by France and Spain and it remained armed and garrisoned for nearly 250 years.…

£3.00

Henry VIIIs Disappearing Wives Mug

Henry VIIIs Disappearing Wives Mug

…history to life with this mug featuring images of King Henry VIII and his six wives. Pour in your hot beverage and watch as Henry's six wives vanish leaving behind their outlines names and the manner in which they departed Henry's company. A great gift for any history lover.Key…

£15.00

Tudor Red & Gold Tapestry Cushion

Tudor Red & Gold Tapestry Cushion

…velvet and fitted with a concealed zip. The textiles of Tudor England have inspired this vibrant cushion. Magnificent pomp and display marked Henry VIII day. The royal meeting at the Field of the 'Cloth of Gold' was characteristic of the splendour of the period. This was also the time of…

£45.00

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) T-Shirt

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) T-Shirt

…the mnemonic used to remember Henry VIII’s wives it is a fun and stylish nod to the Tudor King’s unsuccessful marriages. Made in high quality cotton the t-shirt is the perfect casual wear bringing history alive on any sunny day!    Henry VIII divorced his wife of 23 years…

£17.00

Henry VIII Bust

Henry VIII Bust

…King of England Henry VIII one of the most famous kings in history and husband to six wives. The base features a montage of his wives and is etched with their names. A great gift for any historian the bust is supplied with a gift tag featuring a caricature of Henry VIII together with a…

£18.00

Henry VIIIs Wives

Henry VIIIs Wives

The court of King Henry VIII is brought brilliantly to life in this My Story special. Spanning a period of 20 years the fates of all Henry's six wives are told from the perspective of two young courtiers serving at the royal palaces at different periods.Key Features:336 pagesPaperbackPublished…

£7.99

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Socks

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Socks

…commemorating the infamous marriages of Tudor King Henry VIII! Printed with the mnemonic ‘Divorced beheaded died divorced beheaded survived’ the socks are a chilling reminder of the king’s colourful history. Henry VIII reigned in England from 1509 to 1547. He divorced his…

£6.50

At Home with Henry VIII

At Home with Henry VIII

Henry VIII is one of the most recognizable of English monarchs famous for his great weight and his six wives. But what was it really like to be Henry VIII or to be married to him? How did he live and where? Who were his servants and what did they do? What clothes did he and his wives wear how did…

£16.99

The Castles of Henry VIII

The Castles of Henry VIII

In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defence to protect England and its new Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from Rome Henry energetically began construction of more than 20 stone forts to protect England's…

£11.99

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Tea Towel

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Tea Towel

…Tudor King Henry VIII’s infamous marriages with our exclusive tea towel. Featuring the famous mnemonic ‘Divorced beheaded died divorced beheaded survived’ it is a fun reminder of the unfortunate outcome of the king’s unsuccessful quest for love! Henry VIII divorced his…

£7.50

The Tudors: Henry VII to Henry VIII

The Tudors: Henry VII to Henry VIII

…young Henry Tudor whose claim to the throne was so weak as to be almost laughable crossed the English Channel from France at the head of a ragtag little army and took the crown from the family that had ruled England for almost four hundred years. Half a century later his son Henry VIII desperate…

£12.99

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Glass Beer Tankard

Henry VIIIs (Divorced) Glass Beer Tankard

…marriages than his 38-year rule! Crafted in high quality glass the tankard makes an original commemorative gift for anyone with a love of history.Henry VIII divorced his wife of 23 years Catherine of Aragon; he had his second wife Anne Boleyn executed on counts of adultery and treason; his…

£13.00

Henry 8th Combat Armour Figure

Henry 8th Combat Armour Figure

King Henry VIII founded the royal armour workshop at Greenwich Palace in 1515. Top rank craftsmen were brought in from Germany to Greenwich and the foot combat armour is the first surviving example of their work. The suit is extremely unusual encasing the whole of the body in armour and leaving no…

£9.50

Guidebook: Pendennis Castle and St Mawes Castle

Guidebook: Pendennis Castle and St Mawes Castle

The castles of Pendennis and St Mawes were built by King Henry VIII. They were part of a chain of coastal forts created when Spain and France threatened to invade England in the 16th century. For more than 400 years Pendennis Castle played a vital role in the defence of Cornwall seeing action during…

£4.00

Tudor Table Runner

Tudor Table Runner

The textiles of Tudor England (1509 - 1558) have inspired this vibrant table runner. Magnificent pomp and display marked Henry VIII day. The royal meeting at the field of the 'Cloth of Gold' was characteristic of the splendour of the period. Table runner measures 30 x 90cmKey Features:Tudor…

£35.00

English Heritage Playing Cards - Kings and Queens

English Heritage Playing Cards - Kings and Queens

…13 rulers have been designed exclusively for English Heritage and are repeated over the four suits. The pack includes Queen Elizabeth I Boudicca Henry VIII Richard the Lionheart and Queen Victoria among others.Key Features:Exclusive to English HeritageStandard deck of playing cards13 designs showing…

£4.50

Guidebook: Deal Castle

Guidebook: Deal Castle

Deal Castle was one of a chain of coastal artillery forts built by Henry VIII to protect England against the threat of invasion by Spain and France. Along with Walmer and Sandown Castles it was designed to defend an important anchorage off the Kent coast known as 'the Downs'. Its flower-like…

£3.00

Guidebook: Calshot Castle

Guidebook: Calshot Castle

Calshot Castle was built in 1539-40 on the end of a short shingle spit to guard the entrance to Southampton water. It formed part of Henry VIII's chain of coastal defences to counter the threat of invasion by the Catholic powers of Europe. In 1913 the castle became the nucleus of one of the…

£2.00

BrainBox English History

BrainBox English History

…asked a question from the back chosen by the roll of the die. If the question is answered correctly the card is kept if not it is returned to the box.The player with the most cards after 10 minutes wins the game! A fun way to learn English history from Stonehenge to Henry VIII to the Channel Tunnel.

£10.00

Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors Fine Bone China Mug

Horrible Histories Terrible Tudors Fine Bone China Mug

…Horrible Histories series of books in 2013 it is a great gift idea for any history fan. The mug is printed with a typically witty illustration of Henry VIII overseeing the beheading of one of his many unfortunate wives.Key Features:Fine bone chinaGift boxedDishwasher safeOther Horrible Histories…

£9.99

Mini Close Helm

Mini Close Helm

…was popular both on the field of battle and in jousting tournaments. Some of the finest Close Helms to be crafted in England were made at King Henry VIII's Royal Almain Armoury in Greenwich. The Mini Close Helm is hinged like the original and features a (partially) pivoting visor. Comes complete…

£30.00

Guidebook: Yarmouth Castle

Guidebook: Yarmouth Castle

Yarmouth Castle was part of the coastal defences of Henry VIII. When completed in 1547 it embodied the latest fashion in military engineering. It is square in plan and is washed on two sides by the sea. During the Civil War the Isle of Wight was strongly royalist and throughout the Commonwealth…

£2.00

The Spys Choirbook - 2CD

The Spys Choirbook - 2CD

…MS Royal 8.g.vii a sumptuous choirbook prepared for Henry VIII and his first queen Catherine of Aragon. It was produced by Petrus Alamire who not only headed one of the finest musical scriptoriums of the age but acted as a spy for Henry against Richard de la Pole a Plantagenet claimant to…

£10.00

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