Hampton Court Palace: the official illustrated history

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Merrell, Jul 30, 2005 - Architecture - 128 pages
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Situated on the banks of the River Thames south-west of London, Hampton Court Palace was a centre of court life in England from 1529 to 1737 and remains one of the finest palaces in Europe. The Official Illustrated History celebrates this intriguing architectural ensemble, including the palace's original sixteenth-century buildings of Henry VIII's reign. It features full coverage of the famous formal gardens and also reveals the lifestyles of monarchs, mistresses and courtiers.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
THE TUDOR PALACE
17
Wolseys second phase of work 152228 Wolseys tapestries
24
Copyright

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