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 December 19: The beginning of Jamestown

Updated about 1 month ago.

Today in 1606, just three years after Elizabeth’s death, three ships left England.They were called the Susan Constant, the Godspeed, and the Discovery, and they were carrying the settlers who would found Jamestown, the first English colony in America.