The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Thirty-Three – Historical Tidbit

In Chapter 33 of The Prince and the Pauper, we hear about a special title that is given to Tom. Edward wants others to know about the service that Tom had done for their country. Our Chapter 33 Historical Tidbit focuses on…THE KING’S WARD

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Thirty-Two – Historical Tidbit

In Chapter 32, we finally reach the moment everyone has been waiting for: “Edward” is finally going to be crowned king! Luckily the real Edward makes it just in the nick of time. Our Chapter 32 Historical Tidbit focuses on…CORONATION DAY

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Thirty-One – Historical Tidbit

In Chapter 31, there is much pomp and circumstance surrounding the upcoming coronation. As a part of that, we are introduced to a historical military body that is still in existence today! Our Chapter 30 Historical Tidbit focuses on…HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Thirty – Historical Tidbit

Throughout The Prince and the Pauper, we get a glimpse of what royal life is like. One of the biggest changes for Tom was getting used to all the people whose soul goal is to help you as the prince/king. We continue exploring that in the Chapter 30 Historical Tidbit…YEOMEN OF THE GUARD

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Nine – Historical Tidbit

Today’s Historical Tidbit for Ch. 29 focuses on a gruesome part of London’s history. In order to keep the people of London in line, Henry VIII (and many other monarchs before and after him) had a strong visual threat to anyone thinking about going against the Crown. The Historical Tidbit for Chapter 29 is about…THE HEADS ON LONDON BRIDGE

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Eight – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on yet another moment in The Prince and the Pauper where Mark Twain throws out a reference and does not include any context whatsoever. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…KING HENRY II BEING WHIPPED

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Seven – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on one of the saddest moments in The Prince and the Pauper. Two women in the story suffer a tragic fate because of their religion. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…HERESY IN TUDOR ENGLAND

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Six – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on an important detail from Chapter 26. Though the detail in the story is fictional, we can still make some comparisons to real life. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…LETTERS FROM EDWARD VI

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Five – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on a concept already covered in one of our previous Vocabulary Focus blogs. It deals with a group that was very important to The Prince and the Pauper, so it’s worth taking a second look! Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…NOBLES IN TUDOR ENGLAND

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Four – Historical Tidbit

Do you speak more than one language? Have you ever taken advantage of the fact that others around you might not speak that language? Miles Hendon does exactly that in order to help free Edward. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…LATIN IN TUDOR ENGLAND