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April 28, 2020

‘The best laid plans of mice and men go oft awry’ – Robert …

Much has happened since the last Tudor Tailor news went live. The  Missing Persons  conference and exhibition in Nottingham were to have taken place …

February 11, 2020

Bring up the bodies!

A previously unpublished 16th century garment will take centre stage at Nottingham’s historic courtroom as part of the  Missing Persons  conference …

January 6, 2020

Don’t keep it under your hat – unless it’s linen!

The Tudor Tailor team are throwing their hats into the ring with collaborative work on  the history of headwear. Here's …

December 7, 2019

Knitting by numbers: Typical Tudor teamwork, timelines and …

The Typical Tudor  will break new ground in the reconstruction of 16th century adult dress with detailed instructions for knitted garments. …

November 7, 2019

How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! - …

Dress historian Hilary Davidson is on board for The Tudor Tailor’s  Missing Persons  conference next April. She will bring all the evidence for …

September 5, 2019

Fashion forensics to the fore in the case of the Missing …

Jane and Ninya had a grand day out in and around Portsmouth, home of the  Mary Rose , this week to recruit more specialists to the search for  The …

June 19, 2019

‘O Wall, O sweet, O lovely Wall’ - A Midsummer Night's …

The Early Bird deadline for  The Typical Tudor  launch and conference in April 2020 has been extended by just 24 hours to celebrate midsummer and the …

June 7, 2019

A curator, an historian and a judge walk into a bar ...

The Tudor Tailor’s  Missing Persons conference in Nottingham features an unlikely line-up for the courtroom drama on Saturday 4 April 2020. Jane and …

May 19, 2019

Missing persons: Who Were the Typical Tudors? Friday 3 to …

Join an exciting courtroom drama to witness the evidence for these elusive missing persons go on public trial and be part of the official launch of …

May 6, 2019

Read all about it! The Typical Tudor set for April 2020 …

Jane and Ninya are pleased to announce that the eagerly-awaited update and expansion of The Tudor Tailor is scheduled for publication in April …

April 16, 2019

Fan girl to cover girl

The Tudor Tailor had the pleasure of hosting one of our first US hosts recently when Harlie Des Roches joined the team to test patterns and model her …

April 15, 2019

Who was The Typical Tudor? Save the date to find out

Save the weekend of Friday 3 to Sunday 5 April 2020 to be among the first to see copies of The Tudor Tailor’s new book. Research for The …