Stuart England

From uniting the kingdoms and the English Civil War, to the hedonism of the 'Merry Monarch' Charles II's court, join us as we delve into the lives and loves of the Stuart monarchs of the 16th and 17th centuries, and examine their impact on British society.

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Curator Kristian Martin on Samuel Pepys and the Great Fire of London, and how to bury your parmesan cheese. 

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Next time you reach for a painkiller, be grateful you weren't relying on Stuart medical treatments.

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Members of the Royal family have been drawn to Greenwich as far back as the late middle ages, with the area being the site of numerous royal births, marriages and deaths.

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The Great Plague was one of the worst disasters in London’s history. Samuel Pepys’s diaries provide a fascinating insight into how Londoner’s dealt with this tragedy.

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Get some 17th-century fashion tips - but don't laugh or the make up might crack...

Oliver Cromwell

He is one of the most divisive figures of British history. But how did he die? 

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It's 350 years since Samuel Pepys saw the Great Plague devastate London, so why are Americans still being killed today?

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Members of the Royal family have been drawn to Greenwich as far back as the late middle ages, with the area being the site of numerous royal births, marriages and deaths.

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Learn about the origins of Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night, and find out more about the history of the Gunpowder Plot.

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Christmas in Stuart times lasted a full 12 days and was enjoyed by rich and poor alike. At the royal court it lasted even longer. It began officially on 1 November and ended on 2 February!

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