Tag Archives: Christmas Eve

Tudor Christmas – Food

For the Tudors, before Christmas was a time of fasting. They would fast for Advent, the four weeks leading up to Christmas, and Christmas Eve was particularly strict. On Christmas Eve they were not permitted to eat meat, cheese or … Continue reading

Posted in Tudor Christmas | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tudor Christmas – The Main Celebrations

We all know how Christmas is celebrated today, with a tree, lights and Santa leaving presents on Christmas Eve. But what was Christmas like in Tudor times? First, for the four weeks leading up to Christmas (Advent), people would fast … Continue reading

Posted in Tudor Christmas | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment