The Tudor Minute

With the Tudor Minute you get daily bites of live from 16th century England. Created by the Renaissance English History Podcast, one of the longest running indie history podcasts, these bite size snippets provide a quick dose of Tudor any time of the day.

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Tudor Minute October 7: Battle of Lepanto

Updated about 1 month ago.

Today in 1571 the European allied powers defeated the Ottoman turks at the Battle of Lepanto. This was an interesting battle for England because it saw Elizabeth joining the Catholic powers to defeat the Ottomans, who were threatening Europe not only through the Mediterranean, but also through Vienna.