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The Dissolution and a forgotten colony

Adam Morton describes Henry VIII’s assault on England’s monasteries, while Matthew Parker tells the story of an early imperial experiment in South America

Published: March 31, 2016 at 4:00 pm
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Dr Adam Morton visits Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire to explore the events of Henry VIII’s assault on the monasteries. Meanwhile, historian and author Matthew Parker tells the story of Willoughbyland, a forgotten English colony in South America.

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