Shipwreck Tale, The Mary Rose 1545

Weekend Variety Wireless 28/07/2013

She went to the bottom in the blink of an eye whilst fighting a French invasion taking 90% of her crew to the bottom and the tragedy was witnessed by King Henry VIII from the shore. Her importance in marine archaeology is immense, giving us a remarkable window into the lives of soldiers, sailors, artisans and ordinary folk of Tudor England.