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Lucy Worsley's 12 Days Of Tudor Christmas

Lucy Worsley in Henry VIII costume with boar's head.
Courtesy of Burning Bright Productions
Lucy Worsley in Henry VIII costume with boar's head.

Encore Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at 1 p.m. and Monday, Dec. 5 at 12:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 + Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022 at 10 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 25 at 5:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand now with KPBS Passport!

Discover the surprising Tudor origins of some favorite Christmas traditions. Join Lucy Worsley on a 12-day extravaganza as she discovers that much of what we enjoy in contemporary Christmas — from carols to turkey, gift-giving to mistletoe and mulled wine — has surprising Tudor origins, rooted in devotion and charity.

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