Buckingham Palace - The Queens Palaces Buckingham Palace
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Amon...
Henry VIII's kitchens at Hampton Court Palace
The kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace are the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe. Occupying nearly one third of the ground floor o...
Jewel House
0°4′34″W / 51.50806°N 0.07611°W / 51.50806; -0.07611The Jewel House in the Tower of London is both a building and an institution. Until 1782 it was the Department of the Jewel...
Boy Peeling Fruit (Caravaggio)
Boy Peeling Fruit is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610) painted circa 1592-1593. This is the earliest known work by Caravaggio, painted soon after h...
Hampton Court Conference
The Hampton Court Conference was a meeting in January 1604, convened at Hampton Court Palace, for discussion between King James I of England and representatives of the Church of England, including lea...
The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew
The Calling of Saints Peter and Andrew is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Caravaggio. It takes its theme from a passage in the Gospel of Matthew describing the moment when Christ called the t...
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, in the historic county of Middlesex, and within the postal town East Molesey, Surrey; it has not b...
Treaty of Hampton Court (1562)
The Treaty of Hampton Court (also known as the Treaty of Richmond) was signed on 22 September 1562 between Queen Elizabeth and Huguenot leader Louis I de Bourbon, prince de Condé. The treaty was concl...
Prom at the Palace
The Prom at the Palace was a classical music concert held in London in 2002. The event was in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II. It was held at Buckingham Palace on 1 June 2002 form...
Friary Court
Friary Court is a courtyard in St James's Palace, in London. It is overlooked by the Proclamation Gallery, where a new English or British sovereign sometimes appears for the first time after their acc...
Wanstead Park
Wanstead Park is a grade II listed municipal park covering an area of about 140 acres (57 hectares), located in Wanstead, in the London Borough of Redbridge, historically within the county of Essex. I...
The boy Jones
Edward Jones (1824 – December 26, 1893), or The Boy Jones, as he was called by the British newspapers of the early Victorian era, was a notorious intruder into Buckingham Palace between 1838 and 1841....
The Rosary (house)
The Rosary was a moated house built by King Edward II of England in Southwark, to the east of the southern end of London Bridge, opposite the Tower of London. At this time, much of the land on the so...
Tower of London
Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London. It lies within the London Borough of Towe...
Bridewell Palace
0°6′20.73″W / 51.5117944°N 0.1057583°W / 51.5117944; -0.1057583Bridewell Palace in London was built as a residence of King Henry VIII and was one of his homes early in his rei...
Richmond Palace
Richmond Palace was a royal residence on the right (south, or Surrey) bank of the River Thames, upstream of the Palace of Westminster, to which it lay nine miles (14 km) south-west. It was erecte...
Edward Hawke Locker
Edward Hawke Locker (9 October 1777, East Malling, Kent - 16 October 1849, Iver, Buckinghamshire) was an English watercolourist (producing works now in the V&A and British Museum) and administrato...
Hampton Court Palace Festival
The Hampton Court Palace Festival is an annual musical event held in June which was established in 1993. The Festival is known for presenting artists across the music genres such as Sir Elton John, Er...
Michael Fagan incident
Michael Fagan (born 8 August 1948) is a notable Buckingham Palace intruder who broke into the palace and entered the Queen's bedroom in 1982. The incident was one of the 20th-century's worst royal sec...
Queen's Gallery
The Queen's Gallery is a public art gallery at Buckingham Palace, home of the British monarch, in London. It exhibits works of art from the Royal Collection (i.e., those works owned by the King or Que...
Royal Mews
A Royal Mews is a mews (i.e. combined stables, carriage house and in recent times also the garage) of the British Royal Family. In London the Royal Mews has occupied two main sites, formerly at Charin...
Albany (London)
The Albany, or simply Albany, is an apartment complex in Piccadilly, London.
The Albany was built in 1770–74 by Sir William Chambers for Viscount Melbourne as Melbourne House. It is a three-storey...
St James's Palace
St James's Palace (sometimes incorrectly spelled St James' Palace) is the official residence of the sovereign and the most senior royal palace in the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminste...
Baynard's Castle
Baynard's Castle refers to buildings on two neighbouring sites in London, between where Blackfriars station and St Paul's Cathedral now stand. The first was a Norman fortification constructed by Ralph...
York House, St. James's Palace
York House is a historic wing of St James's Palace, London, built for Frederick, Prince of Wales on his marriage in 1736. It is in the north-western part of the palace on the site of a former suttling...
Somerset House
Somerset House is a large Neoclassical building situated on the south side of the Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. The building, originally the sit...
List of artists at Hampton Court Palace
Artworks at Hampton Court Palace include:Apart from the paintings some of the rarest items on display are the tapesteries, these include:
Hampton Court Beauties
The Hampton Court Beauties are a series of portraits by Sir Godfrey Kneller, commissioned by Queen Mary II of England, depicting the most glamorous ladies from the court of William III. They adorn the...
Kew Palace
Kew Palace is a British royal palace in Kew Gardens on the banks of the Thames up river from London. There have been at least three palaces at Kew, and two have been known as Kew Palace; the first bui...