From royal trumpeter to chief diver, Miranda Kaufmann uncovers the Africans of Tudor Britain

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A 16TH-CENTURY PORTRAIT OF AN AFRICAN MAN BY JAN MOSTAERT

As Kaufmann writes “it is vital to understand that the British Isles have always been peopled by immigrants”.

via From royal trumpeter to chief diver, Miranda Kaufmann uncovers the Africans of Tudor Britain

One thought on “From royal trumpeter to chief diver, Miranda Kaufmann uncovers the Africans of Tudor Britain

  1. As well as the interesting history of the black people at the time, the inventories of goods also make for fascinating reading. If nothing else, it shows how much ‘stuff’ we accumulate in modern life.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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