Thomas The Chapman
The Life of a Tudor Peddler
Thomas gets into conversation with fellow drinkers. He discusses the state of the roads, news about which places in his route to avoid this time, because of disease, politics etc. Who is in the market for certain items.
Watch how the Tudors lived, worked and played, filmed at the Kentwell Hall, Suffolk, Tudor Recreation Weekend - June 2007 (Part 1).
The poorer classes walked everywhere in Tudor times. Horses were expensive to buy and expensive to keep, so were the province of the wealthy.