St Nicholas' Priory - History Re-enactment Workshop - Interpreting Tudor and Stuart Life

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St Nicholas' Priory is hidden away in the centre of Exeter. We were contacted by the museum shortly before the museum under went a major refurbishment, ready for its re-opening in April 2008. The main rooms have now been fitted out as late Elizabethan.

Originally a Benedictine Priory founded in 1087. It was disolved in 1536, whereupon the church and chaper house range where pulled down leaving an L shaped town house.

In the early 1600s, the house was occupied by Nicholas Hurst and his family. We have been portraying Nicholas and his family for 1602 onwards, through the highs and lows he was experiencing at the time.

We have also done one event set in 1536, when the King's Commissioner visited the Priory to give them the news that it was to be disovled.

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