It’s 1520. Henry VIII reigns in England and dissension is on the rise. None-the-less, Henry could be found revelling this weekend, along with other nobility and courtiers. Here were some of the sights at Revel Grove.
We joined Royalty taking a modest feast. They had bread with olive oil and grapes. No telling what was in their goblets…..
We even rode an elephant.
Essex, the 34 year old female elephant
There were many shows and plays. Here, three men are about to start juggling the knives in their hands. See that they are standing on tubes and platforms that roll back and forth, making this feat much more difficult.
We were also awed by the beautiful clothes. These dresses may inspire future sewing projects.
Ladies in period costume
All this, and we didn’t even have to renew our Passports.
Henry VIII reflects on the plague, or perhaps a future wife…