Monthly Archives: April 2017

Who Sabotaged the Mary Rose – A Tudor Detective Story The Date – 19th May, 1545 The Place – The Mary Rose The Crime – Sabotage!   A dastardly saboteur has attempted to sink the Mary Rose, the finest ship in Henry VIII’s fleet, in Portsmouth harbour ahead of an expected French invasion of England…. Read more »

This week for #MaryRoseLIVE, we’re introducing you to #TeamRed and their programme focusing on #MaryRosePeople.   I’m Stacey Court-Martin by the way, I’m the Mary Rose deputy lead for the #MaryRoseLIVE project and advisor to #TeamRed. By day, I’m Development Officer for the Trust, and by night, I’m asleep. As a Development Officer, I manage… Read more »

As part of #MaryRoseLive, and the fantastic opportunity to collaborate with Portsmouth university and the final year students, it’s now time for Team Blue to introduce ourselves! #MaryRoseHistory   I think, first, introductions are in order. I’m James, I’m a proud Front of House team member at the museum. There’s also my colleague, Kris, who,… Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia A Bird of Prey on the Mary Rose? We can’t say for certain that there WAS a bird on board the Mary Rose, but there is evidence that at least one of… Read more »

#MaryRoseLive promises to be a challenging and exciting collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and The Mary Rose. Lecturers Gary Bown, Katie Still and Charlie Watts from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries have developed an Outside Broadcast brief for their final year students. On 2nd June 2017 The Mary Rose will go live…. Read more »