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Shipwreck!

Premiering November 13, 2023

Henry VIII’s flagship the Mary Rose sank in 1545 with a chest full of instruments on board. We talk with polymaths Allison Monroe and Peter Walker about telling the ship’s story through music alongside featured performances from medieval ensemble Trobár.
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Nov. 13: Shipwreck!
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About the Episode

Shipwreck! explores the legacy of the Mary Rose. Henry VIII’s flagship the Mary Rose sank in 1545 with a chest full of instruments on board. We talk with polymaths Allison Monroe and Peter Walker about telling the ship’s story through music alongside featured performances from medieval ensemble Trobár. 

Episode Credits

Debra Nagy, host & executive producer
Shelby Yamin, associate producer
Hannah De Priest, special projects manager

Episode Guests

Allison Monroe

Guest, vielle

Peter Walker

Guest, bagpipes

Resources

Learn more about Trobár, a Medieval ensemble founded by guest Allison Monroe.

Learn more about the Mary Rose, courtesy of the Mary Rose Trust website

Discover more about the rediscovery and efforts to raise the warship

SEASON SSponsors

Deborah Malamud
Tom and Marilyn McLaughlin
Greg Nosan and Brandon Ruud
Joseph Sopko and Betsy Macintyre.

Music

Henry VIII (1509-1547)
“Pastime with good company”

William Cornysh (1465-1523)
The Ballad of Robin Hood/Trolly lolly lo

Anonymous
The gowans are gay
Selections from Henry VIII’s book
Teribus & the flowers of the forest
England be glad
Blame not my lute
Complaynt of Scotland shanties
Helas Madame