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Henry VIII’s Lost Palaces: Hatfield Old Palace
Visit the old palace at Hatfield, childhood home to the future Elizabeth I. It was the place where she learned of her accession to the throne, in 1558, while sitting reading under an oak tree in the palace’s park.
Henry VIII’s Lost Palaces: Oatlands Palace
Take a tour of the remains of Oatlands Palace, a favourite later residence of Henry VIII, which was demolished in 1650. We will explore the history of this once great palace, which witnessed one of the king’s six weddings.
Henry VIII’s Lost Palaces: Suffolk Place
Take a trip to Suffolk Place, the shortest occupied palace of the Tudor era. This lavish mansion was grand enough to host the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V, when he visited England in 1522, while it also played host to a princely Christening.
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The Wilson Grove Estate
A small cottage estate built by Bermondsey Metropolitan Borough Council in 1928 – a monument to the ideals and reforming ambitions of Alfred and Ada Salter, Christian socialists and Labour pioneers.