Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas — from carols to gift-giving, feasting and drinking — was just as popular 500 years ago, with some surprising Tudor twists.

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Drink Tasting

03:00

Lucy Worsley visits an old tavern, which once welcomed patrons through Henry VIII’s reign.



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Christmas Eve Traditions

03:26

Christmas Eve signaled the start of an important holiday tradition: decorating.

The Lord of Misrule

02:25

We join Lucy Worsley as she meets the “Lord of Misrule.”

Lucy Worsley Helps Prepare Classic Tudor Recipes

03:04

Lucy Worsley visits Hampton Court’s kitchens with Food Historian Annie Gray.