The Royal Palaces of Tudor England: Architecture and Court Life, 1460-1547

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Yale University Press, 1993 - Architecture - 283 pages
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The royal palaces of the Tudor period - Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, Greenwich Palace, St James' Palace, Nonesuch, Whitehall and Richmond Palace, amongst others - are the subject of this illustrated book, in which the author examines the way in which Tudor palaces functioned on the inside.

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At the time of his death in 1547, Henry VIII possessed over 60 royal residences. Thurley, in his capacity as Curator of Historic Royal Palaces, has thoroughly researched inventories, diplomatic notes ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

Simon Thurley is Chief Executive of English Heritage, with responsibility for the supervision of most of England's historic buildings and sites.

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