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Barney Harwood presents a brief guide to the action packed reign of Elizabeth I

Barney Harwood presents a brief guide to the action packed reign of Elizabeth I. Among the themes that Barney explores are: Lady Jane Grey and the succession following the death of Edward VI; religious tolerance (or lack of it!) during the reign of Mary I; crime and punishment; Mary Queen of Scots; Philip II of Spain and The Armada.

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Tudor music

Tudor music

Examples of Tudor music, including the famous tune 'Greensleeves'.