On the banks of the River Thames at Greenwich from 1443 to 1660 sat a spectacular palace. It was the Palace of Placentia.
Did Anne Boleyn have six fingers on one hand?
Is there any truth to the oft-repeated rumour that Henry VIII’s second wife Anne Boleyn, had an extra finger on her right hand? Or a Tudor lie used by Henry as another reason to behead her so he could marry Jane Seymour?
Cardinal Wolsey & the Bell Cage at East Bergholt
In the village of East Bergholt the building of a bell tower for the church of St Mary the Virgin was started in 1525 with assistance promised by Cardinal Wolsey.
How old is Hyde Park?
Hyde Park was established by Henry VIII in 1536 when he took land from Westminster Abbey to be used as a hunting ground.