Tudor Monastery Farm

January 2014

Episode 6

3.0 33 x
The team look back at how Henry VIII's Dissolution brought an end to monastic farming.

Episode 5

3.0 14 x
The team explores Tudor hospitality, learning how the monasteries courted wealthy donors.

Episode 4

3.0 40 x
The team learn how aspirational tenant farmers would have decorated their farmhouses.

Episode 3

3.0 24 x
This episode focuses on the staple foods of everyday Tudor life - bread and ale.

Episode 2

3.0 31 x
A look at wool production in 1500 - which accounted for around half the country's wealth.
December 2013


3.0 17 x
The team recreate a Tudor christmas, which featured 12 days of celebrations and feasts.

Episode 1

3.0 63 x
Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold run a farm exactly as it would have been in 1500.
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