Category Archives: Tudor 1485 – 1603 Period

Tudor period in Hampshire’s History 1485-1603
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Monarchs Henry VII, henry VIII,Edward VI, Mary I, elizabeth I

Elvetham Hall

Elvetham Hall

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Hampshire Architecture

Elvetham Hall history is fascinatingly linked to the Seymour family and the Tudor royal family. The original house burnt down in the mid 19th century and a mighty Victorian Gothic mansion stands to replace it. Continue Reading

HH Project Update on 16th Century Hampshire Wills

HH Project Update on 16th Century Hampshire Wills

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Digital Projects

Hampshire History’s Tudor Wills data project first stages an introduction and links to the data for family social and local history. Continue Reading

Tudor Bramshott Place

Tudor Bramshott Place

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Hampshire Architecture

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Hampshire ArchitectureThe tudor house at Bramshott Place has long gone but it’s gatehouse still stands, albeit in splendid isolation. There was a manor and estate at Bramshott at the time of Domesday. By the late C16th a wealthy cloth merchant from Godalming named John Hooke… Continue Reading

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

The Mysteries of Wymering Manor

Wymering Manor in Portsmouth is one of Hampshire’s oldest and allegedly, most haunted houses. From the outside it presents a bit of a sorry state and it’s exterior belies it’s ancient past but it is a house full on intrigue and mystery. Continue Reading

Paulet Family in Hampshire

Paulet Family in Hampshire

The Paulet family are an ancient and important family in Hampshire and also played an important role in the history of England. Memorials to the Paulet family and it’s variant spellings abound in churches around the county. Continue Reading

Netley Castle

Netley Castle

Netley Castle faces out across Southampton Water, it’s back turned on nearby Netley Abbey and looking out for signs of a possible French invasion Netley Castle started life as the gatehouse to the Cistercian Netley Abbey. The early grounds of the abbey spilled outside of it’s present day boundaries and road, down to the shore… Continue Reading