We follow the young Mary as she stumbles from young girl in Scotland, to Queen in France, back to Queen in Scotland, and finally to Elizabeth I’s public enemy no. 1 – with a bit of Queenian Rhapsody thrown in for good measure! Meanwhile across the world we meet silver-nosed Danish scientist Tycho Brahe, and Mr H gives us his unique take on the epic Battle of Lepanto in another History’s Craziest Fools
Monday 8th June 2015
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Preview for “Mary Queen of Scots”: The five Marys go about their business until they learn of Francis’ death
Large ruffs worn by men meeting in public cause them problems
The Great Tudor Bake Off: Differences between poor and posh diets
Historical Tech: Mary announces via computer about her return whilst looking for a husband
Tudor Togs: Dress up as your favourite queen; will you choose young and pretty Mary, or will you choose her rival, old and ugly Elizabeth? Bear in mind it’s illegal to dress up as a monarch in the 16th century (advertisement)
Historical Tech: via smartphone, Mary looks for another husband
Historical Restrooms: A businessman uses one of the first flushing toilets, which is still in need of a few minor improvements-and perhaps some toilet paper!
Amazing Scientists: Brian meets Tycho Brahe from the Tudor era, who amazes him with Tudor Science… and his apparent pet elf!
Historical Tech: Mary again looks for another royal husband via tablet to help in her future conquest of England
History’s Craziest Fools: Mr. H takes a look at The Battle of Lepanto, 1571, where the Ottomans start a dance off, and fire fruit! Meanwhile in the battle, a recently handless Spaniard tries to prevent the bleeding (sensible) with a chicken (Not sensible!)
SONG: Mardy Mary Queen of Scots Song: Mary argues her case in court, to try and prove her innocence, but the jury decide against her-will that please cruel cousin, Elizabeth?
Chatty Death: Mary compares her life with Elizabeth I, and it seems that Mary’s enemy was better off than she was!
Mardy Mary Queen of Scots Song (parody of “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen)
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