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The Salmon School

In the 17th century, the Salmon school was one of the biggest and most renowned girls’ schools in the London area and the country. The school taught girls from middling and elite families for approximately 40 years.

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Henry VIII’s Lost Palaces: Eltham Palace

Explore the remains of Henry VIII’s childhood home, a palace that also served as a Byzantine Emperor’s holiday home and housed a medieval king’s personal library. You can even take a walk through Henry VIII’s sewer system.