Magnificence: State banquets in the reign of Henry VIII

Timothy Schroder

Almost nothing of Henry VIII’s vast holdings of precious gold and silver plate remains. But a rich trail of documentation survives and paints a surprisingly vivid picture of his magnificent state banquets that were intended to impress and to entertain in equal measure. 

Haughton International Ceramics Seminar 2017 at Christie's

G Haughton