Tudor Monastery Farm: Life in rural England 500 years ago by Peter Ginn,Ruth Goodman

By Peter Ginn,Ruth Goodman

Ruth Goodman and Peter Ginn became standard faces on BBC2 after their highly well known and immersive time-travelling experiments, Victorian, Edwardian and Wartime Farm. yet for his or her fourth sequence, and our accompanying booklet, they've got joined forces with Tom Pinfold to tackle their largest problem but: going again to Tudor England to suffer the cruel realities of operating for an Abbey Farm.

Peter, Ruth and Tom are educated historians, pushed by way of new study and discovery. they're keen about bringing interval information to lifestyles, they usually do this for us by means of comprehensively inhabiting the period for months, utilizing basically fabrics, instruments and know-how to be had on the time, to earn their dwelling, have fun their vacations, dress and feed themselves and their households. stick to them as they become aware of find out how to construct a pigsty, brew their very own ale, forge their very own equipment and maintain a Tudor loved ones.

Scrupulously researched, completely genuine and with its personal modern narrative enjoying out inside a correct reconstruction of Tudor England, it is a great glimpse into historical past, because it was once lived. this can be set to be Peter, Ruth and Tom’s such a lot bold ancient project yet.

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