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Hampton Court Palace By Lucy Worsley

Hampton Court Palace

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Tells the complling story of one of the finest palaces in Europe, situated on the banks of the River Thames south-west of London and a centre of court life in England from 1529 to 1737
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Hampton Court Palace: The Official Illustrated History by Lucy Worsley

Situated beside the River Thames south-west of London, Hampton Court Palace was a centre of court life in England from 1529 to 1737 and remains one of the finest palaces in Europe. The Official Illustrated History celebrates this intriguing architectural ensemble, including the palace's original sixteenth-century building of Henry VIII's reign. It features full coverage of the famous formal gardens and also reveals the lifestyles of monarchs, mistresses and courtiers. Includes full coverage of Hampton Court's famous and everpopular formal gardens, a precious survival of gardening 300 years ago In the same series as Merrell's highly popular official illustrated histories of the Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Kew Palace

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About Lucy Worsley


Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces. She has published widely on England's architectural heritage. David Souden is Head of Access and Learning at Historic Royal Palaces and was previously an independent author and television producer.

Table of Contents


CONTENTS .. Introduction .. Life at Court .. Before the Palace .. Section One: The TUDOR PALACE .. Cardinal Wolsey's HAMPTON COURT 1514-29 .. Henry VIII's HAMPTON COURT PALACE 1529-47 .. The LATER TUDORS at HAMPTON COURT PALACE 1547-1603 .. Seventeenth-Century HAMPTON COURT PALACE 1603-89 .. Section Two: The BAROQUE PALACE .. William and Mary's HAMPTON COURT PALACE 1689-1702 .. Two Queens and Two Georges: Anne, Caroline 1702-60 .. 'By the Grace and Favour' of the Monarch 1760- .. Section Three: The PALACE in the Modern Age .. The Visitor's HAMPTON COURT PALACE 1838- .. Restoration and Conservation .. Further Reading .. Index

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GOR001858548
Hampton Court Palace: The Official Illustrated History by Lucy Worsley
Lucy Worsley
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Merrell Publishers Ltd
2005-06-13
128
1858942829
9781858942827
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