Mistress Chrystyne


Good day gentlefolk. I am Mistress Chrystyne the widow of a member of the powerful Guild of Merchants. I now run our business on my own. As wealthy independent educated woman I can give your children an insight in to all areas of Tudor life from my dealings with the gentry who buy my spices to the poor to whom I give alms.

Activities include:

  • Spice identification challenge
  • Tudor medicine: Learn what made you ill and make a herb bag to protect against the plague.
  • Tudor dance: learn some of the steps and dances in fashion in Tudor England.
  • Royal Power: learn how to influence the people by designing your own coin.
  • Crime and Punishment: A look at laws and instruments of punishment.
  • Literacy: Write your proclamation using a quill pen on parchment.