Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

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Discover the surprising Tudor origins of some favorite Christmas traditions.

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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Lucy Worsley recreates how Christmas was celebrated during the age of Henry VIII - eating, drinking, singing, dancing and partying like people did 500 years ago. She's getting into Tudor clothes, and inside Tudor minds - discovering the roots of some of the Christmas customs we still enjoy today, and exploring why other festive traditions fell out of favor.

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