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The Tudor house, colonialism, white gold and toothache

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

“This is why we love the Tudor period so much, because it’s the age of discovery, and there’s a sense that anything was possible.”

“Discovery”? That’s one way of talking about global conquest and colonialism, a topic the BBC documentary Hidden Killers of the Tudor Home does not really get into, despite mentioning plantation slavery.

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