BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 3334

Children's clothing in Tudor times

Children's clothing in Tudor times
Key Info
  • Children's clothing in Tudor times
  • Duration: 03:12
  • A family portrait displayed in Longleat, an old Tudor house in Wiltshire, England, is examined to see what Tudor children wore. In the painting each girl wore a yellow lace shirt with a ruff around the neck, a black pinafore dress and a gold necklace. The children seem to wear similar clothes to their parents, but did they dress up for the occasion?
  • Subject:



    Tudors: Tudor Life

  • Keywords: Tudors, Tudor clothes, Tudor dress, children clothes, Tudor children clothes, Longleat
Ideas for use in class
  • Using newspaper can the children create a typical Tudor outfit for a member of the class?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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