Detail from Whitehall Palace showing the Banqueting House- In King Henry VIII acquired York Palace from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. Henry renamed it Whitehall Palace. The Palace replaced Westminster Palace as Henry's main London residence.
Chelsea Manor, for which the borough of Chelsea, London, is named, is a former…
Stained glass windows - Hampton Court - the Great Watching Chamber built in honor of Jane Seymour after she gave birth to Henry VIII's son and heir. The room's name comes from the presence of royal guards in the room protecting Henry VIII.
A legend says that after her execution Anne Boleyn's heart was cut out and…
Katherine’s Cross, Millbrook, Bedfordshire - erected in the century to commemorate the time that Katherine of Aragon, first wife of King Henry VIII, was kept under house arrest at Ampthill Castle in 1533
Queen Mary's Steps by Leonard Bentley, 1939 excavations for the new Ministry of Defence revealed Queen Mary's Steps which were part of King Henry VIII's Whitehall Palace, the steps led down to the terrace overlooking the River Thames
THE TUTORS -"Yours as long as life endures." This is the only surviving letter from Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife. She wrote this ill-advised letter to Thomas Culpepper, a gentleman of her husband's Privy Chamber.