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A Year at the Mary Rose Museum A look back over 2014 by our blogger, Simon. All opinions are his, and don’t necessarily reflect those of the Mary Rose Trust. LAST TIME… July July was the awards ceremony for the Art Fund Museum of the Year, which we lost out on to Yorkshire Sculpture Park…. Read more »

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A Year at the Mary Rose Museum A review of 2014 by our blogger, Simon. All opinions are his, and don’t necessarily reflect those of the Mary Rose Trust. January. January was a quiet one, not much happening other than our Chief Executive and Head of Conservation receiving a CBE and MBE respectively in the… Read more »

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The (Tudor) Night before Christmas by Sarah Hemming (with apologies to Clement Clarke Moore)     T’was the night before Christmas, as the old poem goes Not a creature was stirring upon the ship, Mary Rose; The rigging was hung from the masts with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The… Read more »

Christmas Stocking on the Galley

The Mary Rose saw 33 Christmases during her career as a warship, usually moored either somewhere in the Thames or here in Portsmouth, except during the winter of 1513 when she was part of a small patrolling unit under the command of Sir Weston Browne.   Whilst she was laid up there would be a… Read more »