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Fact #7 (deck-of-cards)

Deck of Cards

Each of the suits in a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the Middle Ages. Heart represented the Church; Spades represented the military; Clubs represented agriculture; and Diamonds represented the merchant class.

The Execution of Anne Boleyn

Date: November, 22nd 2014 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm

Taken from contemporary accounts, a lady-in-waiting to Henry VIII’s second wife and queen, Anne Boleyn, describes the first execution of a member of England’s royal family.

Location
1st Floor Theatre