In this episode of The Tudor History & Travel Show, we travel back to one of England's greatest Tudor buildings: Cowdray House. As Part 2 of my podcasts from Cowdray House, I meet with Dominic Fonatana, academic geographer, and expert in the Cowdray murals. Destroyed by fire, Dominic brings the Cowdray murals back to life. We discuss the fine detail in the murals, commissioned to record key scenes in Henry VIII’s life. Tune in to discover what the murals tell us about the events of 1544-1547.
Some useful links, mentioned in this episode, are below:
To see an image of the mural we discuss in this episode, head to the associated show notes page here.
To read my blog about Cowdray House, click here.
To watch the modcast of Dominic talking about the Cowdray House murals, click here.
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Presenter: Sarah Morris
Guest: Dominic Fontana
Produced by Cutting Crew Productions