Sep 10 • 1HR 6M

Finding Tudor Treasures with Dr Jonathan Foyle

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Dr Jonathan Foyle is an architectural and art historian, author and presenter.

In 2012, Jonathan was contacted by Ian Coulson, an Antiques Dealer specialising in beds, who was seeking assistance in identifying the provenance of a bed which he had recently bought at auction, which had been described as 'Victorian'. In this interview Jonathan talks about how he identified the bed as that of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, how it set off an interest in him to discover more lost Tudor treasures and the barriers which prevent many of his findings, including the bed, from being on public display.

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