Africans in Tu­dor Eng­land

From the court mu­si­cian who per­suaded Henry VIII to give him a hand­some pay rise, to the fam­ily man who prof­ited from high so­ci­ety’s pas­sion for silk stock­ings, Mi­randa Kauf­mann pro­files six Africans who called Eng­land home in the 16th and 17th cen­turies

BBC History Magazine - - Contents - ILLUSTRATIONS BY ROSE WILKIN­SON

Mi­randa Kauf­mann tells the story of six black men and women who called Eng­land home in the 16th cen­tury

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