Sex and The Tudors
This lecture given by Tutbury Castle curator Lesley Smith is a rip-roaring tumble through the sexual exploits of the Tudors. Not just Henry VIII had a good time, so did a lot of other people according to records.
Contraception, conception, prostitution and gay sex feature in this engaging and highly entertaining lecture.
Not suitable for those who shock easily or have a nervous disposition!
Lesley Smith has been the Curator of Tutbury Castle in Staffordshire since 2000. She is a medical historian holding an M.Phil in Tudor medicine, is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, and is also a Member of the Society of Medical Writers. In addition to these qualifications, Lesley was awarded an Honorary Masters Degree in 2010 by the University of Derby for “Services to History in the Community”, and has 38 academic publications. She is also published in the wider community and had her own page in the local county magazine “Staffordshire Life” for eight years.
Lesley has also appeared in over 120 television programmes some of which have been broadcast to 38 countries. Lesley is also well known for her highly entertaining and informative costumed portrayals of a variety of historical characters, which she gives both at the Castle and across the UK (and beyond). For information about Lesley’s public lectures and offsite appearances, please call 01283 812129 or Click Here to contact the us.
Please note that Lesley’s performances are intended for audiences over the age of 16, unless special arrangements have been agreed in advance.