Oneworld Publications
FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9781786073969
RRP: £9.99
PAGES: 384
PUBLICATION DATE: September 6, 2018


Black Tudors: The Untold Story

By (author) Miranda Kaufmann

Shortlisted for the Wolfson History Prize 2018A Book of the Year for the Evening Standard and the ObserverA black porter publicly whips a white Englishman in the hall of a Gloucestershire manor house. A Moroccan woman is baptised in a London church. Henry VIII dispatches a Mauritanian diver to salvage lost treasures from the Mary Rose. From long-forgotten records emerge the remarkable stories of Africans who lived free in Tudor England…They were present at some of the defining moments of the age. They were christened, married and buried by the Church. They were paid wages like any other Tudors. The untold stories of the Black Tudors, dazzlingly brought to life by Kaufmann, will transform how we see this most intriguing period of history.

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