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 September 4: Robert Dudley Dies

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Today in 1588 Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, died. After being part of the defeat of the Spanish Armada, he had been sick for a while. Elizabeth gave him permission to go to Buxton to enjoy the waters. He had left on the 26th of August, and wrote his final letter to Elizabeth on 28th August.