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A very Tudor Halloween: the French Hood

The crescent-shaped French hood, made popular in the cultural zeitgeist again thanks to the popularity of the Tudors in film and on TV is an easy Halloween hairpiece. Continue reading

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christmas chaplets on “the Tudors”

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As it turns out, the best (and only) examples of historical chaplets are actually from modern-day film and TV. Good news too because it just so happens that I fucking love TV…I know those aren’t things you’re supposed to admit … Continue reading

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the English Hood: Tudor-Era Headgear part II

[segway! from the trés obvious lead-in from the previous post on the French hood] its cross-Channel-cousin was (oh, irony of ironies) the English hood. That angular contraption of birdhousy geometric sensibilities that seems to imply self-castigation or taking up vows … Continue reading

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