Lucy Worsley's 12 Days of Tudor Christmas

The Lord of Misrule

We join Lucy Worsley as she gets an inside look at the holiday festivities that took place at Henry VIII’s court and meets the “Lord of Misrule.” This role was often appointed to one of the king’s courtiers and was charged with overseeing party activities and merriment.

The Lord of Misrule

2m 25s

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    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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