Music, culture, the arts, maritime exploration - Renaissance England was an exciting place to be. So much happening! Breaks with Rome. Wars with France. And Scotland. And Spain! Twice a month, we'll look at some aspect of Renaissance England that will give you a deeper understanding into life in the 16th century.
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[WORLD CUP SPOLI] In honor of England making it through their first knockout round, here's an episode on Tudor football. One of the deadliest sports in Tudor England, second only to archery, football was not really a sport we would recognize today. But people have been passionate about it since the first recorded match in England in 1170! Here we look at football in the Tudor period (Henry VIII had specially made football boots!). If you like this show, please remember to leave a rating or review on Apple Podcasts. It makes a huge difference to the success of the podcast. Thanks!!. . .
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