Hampton Court Palace: the official illustrated history
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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THE TUDOR PALACE
Wolseys second phase of work 152228 Wolseys tapestries
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ambassadors Anne Boleyn Antonio Verrio Banqueting House Baroque Base Court became Bedchamber brick building built Cardinal Wolsey Cartoon Gallery carved Catherine ceiling centre Chapel Royal Charles Clock Court Closet courtiers Daubeney Daubeney's death decorated dining display East Front Edward Elizabeth England Ernest Law Gatehouse George grace-and-favour grace-and-favour resident Grinling Gibbons Guard Chamber Hall Hampton Court Palace Henry VIII Henry's Historic Royal Palaces household James Jane Seymour John Kensington Palace King and Queen King's Apartments kitchen Knights Hospitallers Lady later lodgings London Lord Maze ments moat monarch nineteenth century opened original paintings palace gardens palace's plants Princess Privy Garden programme Queen Anne reign replaced restoration roof scheme servants South Front stairs Stool Stuart suite surviving tapestries tennis court throne Tiltyard tion tower Tudor palace VIII's visited Hampton Court visitors wall Watching Chamber Whitehall Whitehall Palace wife William III William III's Wolsey's Wren