Tudor Times

 

“This fascinating collection of original artefacts is well suited to older students studying the Tudor period. It includes a Tudor schoolchild’s exercise book, and many other sources from which deductions can be drawn about Tudor life. A sequence of original and reproduction documents charts the development of printing – the information revolution of Tudor times.

 

Contents of Godalming Museum’s
Tudor Times school loan box

 

BUILDING MATERIALS

Brick

Tile

Nail

Window glass

DOMESTIC LIFE

4 pottery fragments

Pin

Pewter spoon

5 photographs of Tudor Tableware

A leaf from “The Second Booke of Secretes” and a version in modern English

COURTLY LIFE

Deer antler (2 pieces)

2 CDs of Tudor music

COMMERCE

Elizabethan Sixpenny Piece

Counting Token

LEARNING AND RELIGION

Tudor school exercise book and booklet giving transcriptions of 2 pages

Page from the Bishop’s Bible

PRINTING

Modern Christmas card

Page of manuscript

Leaf from Voragine’s ‘Legenda Aurea’ printed in 1485

Leaf from Seneca’s ‘Opera Philosophica’ printed in 1492

Title page from ‘Iustini et L. Flori epithome’ printed in 1493

Leaf from a book on Aristotle printed in 1496

Leaf from Pope Gregory 1st’s ‘Moralia in Job’ printed in 1496

Colour photocopy of part of a page -opening of a series of medical tracts printed in 1489

Volume 3 of an edition of Seneca printed in 1658

OTHER MATERIAL

3 Snapping Turtle Guides: Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and the Armada, Tudor and Stuart Life Standards of living in the Later Middle Ages by Christopher Dyer

Cotton gloves

Book chain

 

Detailed teaching notes are provided. Click here for a PDF. 

 

 


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