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Wolf Hall: Thomas Cromwell – Master of Silences and Secrets

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The television series Wolf Hall adapted from Hilary Mantel’s novels features Mark Rylance as Thomas Cromwell, servant to King Henry VIII played by Damien Lewis

Saving Wolsey’s Angels – Divine Intervention & V & A Museum

Saving Wolsey’s Angels – Divine Intervention & V & A Museum

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The V&A Museum London is asking people with an interest to donate and help save ‘Wolsey’s Angels’, 4 Renaissance style sculptures with an amazing survival story

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

In Fine Style – Art of Tudor & Stuart Court Fashion on Show

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In Fine Style at the Queen’s Gallery explores the costume worn by British monarchs during the 16th and 17th centuries through portraits in the Royal Collection

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Elizabeth 1 The Iron Queen – Portrait of Power and Influence

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Elizabeth 1 was the ultimate feminist, fashioning herself and her kingdom into a major world power by believing in the qualities of the men who surrounded her

Decorative Devices

Decorative Devices

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Fashion imposed on costume dictates and reflects the changes and concerns of a society in any one place at any one time. During the 15th and 16th century in Italy an outpouring of art and economic growth was reflected in the textiles worn. There were rich tapestries, brocades with gold…