Nonsuch Palace was built by Henry VIII as a "hunting palace". Apparently it really was superior to any palace in Europe at the time, hence by kristine
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kristine Nonsuch Palace was built by Henry VIII as a "hunting palace". Apparently it really was superior to any palace in Europe at the time, hence
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Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London, it has not been inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII, circa 1514 by wisdom
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wisdom Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London, it has not been inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century. It was originally built for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII, circa 1514
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The Summer Palace of Tsar Alexis Mikahilovich at Kolomenskoye Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate situated several miles to the south-east of Moscow city-centre, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna (hence the name). It was here that Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich built an elaborate wooden palace in the second half of the 17th century. by helen
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helen The Summer Palace of Tsar Alexis Mikahilovich at Kolomenskoye Kolomenskoye is a former royal estate situated several miles to the south-east of Moscow city-centre, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna (hence the name). It was here that Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich built an elaborate wooden palace in the second half of the 17th century.
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St. James Palace, London. St James's Palace is one of London's oldest palaces and was built by Henry VIII between 1531 and 1536. Henry’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, stayed at the Palace on the night after her coronation. Two of Henry VIII's children died there: Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset and Mary I (Mary's heart and bowels are buried in the palace's Chapel Royal). In 1558, Mary Tudor signed the treaty surrendering Calais at the Palace. by margery
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margery St. James Palace, London. St James's Palace is one of London's oldest palaces and was built by Henry VIII between 1531 and 1536. Henry’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, stayed at the Palace on the night after her coronation. Two of Henry VIII's children died there: Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset and Mary I (Mary's heart and bowels are buried in the palace's Chapel Royal). In 1558, Mary Tudor signed the treaty surrendering Calais at the Palace.
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LEEDS CASTLE, Kent. Aerial view. First built in 1119, the castle became a royal palace for Edward I and Eleanor of Castile in 1278, who added the successive gatehouse defences of the barbican. It was later transformed by Henry VIII for Catherine of Aragon. The castle is now managed by the Leeds Castle Foundation. by jeri
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jeri LEEDS CASTLE, Kent. Aerial view. First built in 1119, the castle became a royal palace for Edward I and Eleanor of Castile in 1278, who added the successive gatehouse defences of the barbican. It was later transformed by Henry VIII for Catherine of Aragon. The castle is now managed by the Leeds Castle Foundation.
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Leed's castle--Built in 1119, updated by King Henry VIII for his first wife, Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth was imprisioned there as a young woman. by jeri
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jeri Leed's castle--Built in 1119, updated by King Henry VIII for his first wife, Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth was imprisioned there as a young woman.
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Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and its architecture. The original castle was built after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I it has been used by a succession of monarchs and is the longest-occupied palace in Europe. More than five hundred people live and work in Windsor, making it the largest inhabited castle in the world. by mariam
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mariam Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and its architecture. The original castle was built after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I it has been used by a succession of monarchs and is the longest-occupied palace in Europe. More than five hundred people live and work in Windsor, making it the largest inhabited castle in the world.
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St Bartholomew's Hospital Barts is the oldest hospital in the United Kingdom that still occupies its original site. It was founded in 1123 by Rahere, a favourite courtier of King Henry I. The Dissolution of the Monasteries did not affect the running of Barts as a hospital, but left it in a precarious position by removing its income. It was re-founded by King Henry VIII in December 1546, on the signing of an agreement granting the hospital to by rebecca2
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rebecca2 St Bartholomew's Hospital Barts is the oldest hospital in the United Kingdom that still occupies its original site. It was founded in 1123 by Rahere, a favourite courtier of King Henry I. The Dissolution of the Monasteries did not affect the running of Barts as a hospital, but left it in a precarious position by removing its income. It was re-founded by King Henry VIII in December 1546, on the signing of an agreement granting the hospital to
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This was the best coffee cake I've had in a really really long time. There wasn't any left by the time we got done with it! by lorene
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lorene This was the best coffee cake I've had in a really really long time. There wasn't any left by the time we got done with it!
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This dessert is a long overdue post. A really fantastic, fun recipe that is apparently Christina Tosi’s favorite cake in the Milk Bar cookbook. Hence, you can imagine how nervous I was to mak… by AlliFiske
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AlliFiske This dessert is a long overdue post. A really fantastic, fun recipe that is apparently Christina Tosi’s favorite cake in the Milk Bar cookbook. Hence, you can imagine how nervous I was to mak…
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Old Changi Hospital, Singapore. Built in 1935, Old Changi Hospital has become known as one of the most haunted sites in all of Singapore through the years. At the time it was built, it served as the Royal Air Force Hospital and was later used by the Japanese as a prison camp. It should not come as a surprise then that there are regularly reported sightings of ghosts believed to be the victims of the Japanese. by Raelynn8
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Raelynn8 Old Changi Hospital, Singapore. Built in 1935, Old Changi Hospital has become known as one of the most haunted sites in all of Singapore through the years. At the time it was built, it served as the Royal Air Force Hospital and was later used by the Japanese as a prison camp. It should not come as a surprise then that there are regularly reported sightings of ghosts believed to be the victims of the Japanese.
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Henry VIII (1509-47) took ownership of Whitehall Palace from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey and expanded it until it became one of the largest royal palaces in Europe. by cristina
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cristina Henry VIII (1509-47) took ownership of Whitehall Palace from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey and expanded it until it became one of the largest royal palaces in Europe.
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The Nimrud lens is a 3000 year old piece of rock crystal, unearthed by Austen Henry Layard at the Assyrian palace of Nimrud. It may have been used as a magnifying glass, or as a burning-glass to start fires by concentrating sunlight. Assyrian craftsmen made intricate engravings, and could have used such a lens in their work. Italian scientist Giovanni Pettinato of the University of Rome has proposed that the lens was used by the ancient Assyrians as part of a telescope. by charlotte
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charlotte The Nimrud lens is a 3000 year old piece of rock crystal, unearthed by Austen Henry Layard at the Assyrian palace of Nimrud. It may have been used as a magnifying glass, or as a burning-glass to start fires by concentrating sunlight. Assyrian craftsmen made intricate engravings, and could have used such a lens in their work. Italian scientist Giovanni Pettinato of the University of Rome has proposed that the lens was used by the ancient Assyrians as part of a telescope.
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Ferdinand Cheval Palace was built by a postman in Hauterives, France, who intended to use it as his own tomb but never obtained a license by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane Ferdinand Cheval Palace was built by a postman in Hauterives, France, who intended to use it as his own tomb but never obtained a license
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Built over several centuries, Kenilworth Castle was founded in the 1120s by Geoffrey de Clinton, Lord Chamberlain to Henry I. The castle was significantly enlarged by King John at the beginning of the 13th century. John of Gaunt spent lavishly in the late 14th century, turning the medieval castle into a palace fortress. Ruined, only two of its buildings remain habitable today. by erika
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erika Built over several centuries, Kenilworth Castle was founded in the 1120s by Geoffrey de Clinton, Lord Chamberlain to Henry I. The castle was significantly enlarged by King John at the beginning of the 13th century. John of Gaunt spent lavishly in the late 14th century, turning the medieval castle into a palace fortress. Ruined, only two of its buildings remain habitable today.
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Born at Greenwich Palace, Henry VIII was the third child of Henry VII and… by terrie
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terrie Born at Greenwich Palace, Henry VIII was the third child of Henry VII and…
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An unfortunate situation may occur at any time; however, selecting a bail bonds agency in a hurry may worsen the situation. Hence, it is advisable to keep the below mentioned factors in mind while choosing a Bronx bail bonds agent. by Carla Bruni
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Carla Bruni An unfortunate situation may occur at any time; however, selecting a bail bonds agency in a hurry may worsen the situation. Hence, it is advisable to keep the below mentioned factors in mind while choosing a Bronx bail bonds agent.
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Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon's annulment This is the sentence of Thomas Cranmer’s court at Dunstable in the proceedings of Henry and Katherine’s marriage in 1533. It decreed that Henry and Katherine had never been lawfully married paving the way for a marriage between Henry and Anne (who was already pregnant with the future Elizabeth I and who had already married Henry, perhaps as early as November 1532). Mary, Henry and Katherine’s by lula
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lula Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon's annulment This is the sentence of Thomas Cranmer’s court at Dunstable in the proceedings of Henry and Katherine’s marriage in 1533. It decreed that Henry and Katherine had never been lawfully married paving the way for a marriage between Henry and Anne (who was already pregnant with the future Elizabeth I and who had already married Henry, perhaps as early as November 1532). Mary, Henry and Katherine’s
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Flying Horses Carousel-The carousel is believed to have been built 1876 by the Charles W. Dare Company of New York. It was part of a traveling carnival until 1879 when the carnival was forced to abandon the carousel in Watch Hill. Unlike most carousels, there is no wooden platform to support the horses but rather, they are suspended from chains. As a result, the horses seem to "fly" as the ride increases speed, hence the carousel's name. by ida
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ida Flying Horses Carousel-The carousel is believed to have been built 1876 by the Charles W. Dare Company of New York. It was part of a traveling carnival until 1879 when the carnival was forced to abandon the carousel in Watch Hill. Unlike most carousels, there is no wooden platform to support the horses but rather, they are suspended from chains. As a result, the horses seem to "fly" as the ride increases speed, hence the carousel's name.
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Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, England, is best know as the final home of King Henry VIII first wife Katherine of Aragon. Originally a medieval castle but converted into a stately palace. It was the family seat of the Dukes of Manchester from 1650 to 1950. It now houses Kimbolton School by jeri
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jeri Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, England, is best know as the final home of King Henry VIII first wife Katherine of Aragon. Originally a medieval castle but converted into a stately palace. It was the family seat of the Dukes of Manchester from 1650 to 1950. It now houses Kimbolton School
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The ruins of the Abbey of St. Mary in York founded in 1055. At one time this was the richest abbey in Northern England until King Henry VIII dissolved all monasteries and it was closed and partially destroyed. by aida
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aida The ruins of the Abbey of St. Mary in York founded in 1055. At one time this was the richest abbey in Northern England until King Henry VIII dissolved all monasteries and it was closed and partially destroyed.
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Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525.  This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms. by lilian
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lilian Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525. This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms.
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Falkland Palace situated in the small hamlet of Falkland in Fife, Scotland. Falkland has been a royal place since the days of the Stewart Kings. King James II adopted it as a royal home (it had earlier been a castle of the MacDuff family) and it was used as a hunting lodge in the 12th century. Built between 1501 & 1541, the Palace is an extremely fine example of Renaissance architecture with adjoining magnificent gardens. by oldrose
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oldrose Falkland Palace situated in the small hamlet of Falkland in Fife, Scotland. Falkland has been a royal place since the days of the Stewart Kings. King James II adopted it as a royal home (it had earlier been a castle of the MacDuff family) and it was used as a hunting lodge in the 12th century. Built between 1501 & 1541, the Palace is an extremely fine example of Renaissance architecture with adjoining magnificent gardens.
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KeunJeongJeon in Gyeongbokgung, Seoul.   Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, is a royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea. First constructed in 1394 and reconstructed in 1867, it was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. The name of the palace, Gyeongbokgung, translates in English as "Palace of Shining Happiness." by cristina
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cristina KeunJeongJeon in Gyeongbokgung, Seoul. Gyeongbokgung, also known as Gyeongbokgung Palace or Gyeongbok Palace, is a royal palace located in northern Seoul, South Korea. First constructed in 1394 and reconstructed in 1867, it was the main and largest palace of the Five Grand Palaces built by the Joseon Dynasty. The name of the palace, Gyeongbokgung, translates in English as "Palace of Shining Happiness."
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Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525. This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms. by lilian
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lilian Detail of Henry VIII's writing box c. 1525. This impressive writing box was almost certainly created in the court workshops of Henry VIII (reign: 1509 to 1547). Lined with leather it is painted with the heraldic badges of Henry VIII and his first queen, Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536), as well as the royal coat of arms.
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BEAUTIFUL BATTLE ABBEY - PARTIALLY IN RUINS THANKS TO HENRY VIII AND HIS DISSOLUTION OF THE ABBEY'S. WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR HAD THIS BUILDING ERECTED ON THE SITE OF THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS. IT WAS COMPLETED IN 1094 AND CONSECRATED DURING THE REIGN OF HIS SON, WILLIAM RUFUS. REMODELED IN THE 13th CENTURY BUT VIRTUALLY DESTROYED (BY HENRY VIII). FOLLOWING THE DISSOLUTION, PARTS OF BATTLE ABBEY BECAME A PRIVATE HOME. IT BECAME AN ALL GIRL'S SCHOOL DURING THE 2nd WORLD WAR AND CONTINUES ON AS A SCHOOL TODAY. by lula
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lula BEAUTIFUL BATTLE ABBEY - PARTIALLY IN RUINS THANKS TO HENRY VIII AND HIS DISSOLUTION OF THE ABBEY'S. WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR HAD THIS BUILDING ERECTED ON THE SITE OF THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS. IT WAS COMPLETED IN 1094 AND CONSECRATED DURING THE REIGN OF HIS SON, WILLIAM RUFUS. REMODELED IN THE 13th CENTURY BUT VIRTUALLY DESTROYED (BY HENRY VIII). FOLLOWING THE DISSOLUTION, PARTS OF BATTLE ABBEY BECAME A PRIVATE HOME. IT BECAME AN ALL GIRL'S SCHOOL DURING THE 2nd WORLD WAR AND CONTINUES ON AS A SCHOOL TODAY.
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The library at Biltmore House, the largest privately-owned house in the United States. It was built around 1890 as a summer home by George by adela
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adela The library at Biltmore House, the largest privately-owned house in the United States. It was built around 1890 as a summer home by George
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While in Istanbul, take some time to visit the Cağaloğlu Hamam. It was built in 1741 and is just as magical as you'd expect it to be. Quite by betsy
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betsy While in Istanbul, take some time to visit the Cağaloğlu Hamam. It was built in 1741 and is just as magical as you'd expect it to be. Quite
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"On this site stood the Tudor Palace of Greenwich, built by King Henry VII, and birthplace of King Henry VIII in 1491, and his daughters Queen Mary I in 1516 and Queen Elizabeth I in 1533". by rebecca2
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rebecca2 "On this site stood the Tudor Palace of Greenwich, built by King Henry VII, and birthplace of King Henry VIII in 1491, and his daughters Queen Mary I in 1516 and Queen Elizabeth I in 1533".
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Frankenstein Castle, Germany was built around 1250 by Lord Konrad who gave it the name Frankenstein. In the 17th century it was used as a refuge and a hospital. Then it fell into ruins in the 18th century. In 1970, a restaurant was built within the castle. In 1976, American soldiers founded an annual Halloween festival at the castle which became one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe. by Klombardo36
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Klombardo36 Frankenstein Castle, Germany was built around 1250 by Lord Konrad who gave it the name Frankenstein. In the 17th century it was used as a refuge and a hospital. Then it fell into ruins in the 18th century. In 1970, a restaurant was built within the castle. In 1976, American soldiers founded an annual Halloween festival at the castle which became one of the biggest Halloween festivals in Europe.
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The library at Biltmore House, the largest privately-owned house in the United States. It was built around 1890 as a summer home by George by adela
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adela The library at Biltmore House, the largest privately-owned house in the United States. It was built around 1890 as a summer home by George
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