Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
Hampton Court Palace: The Official Illustrated History

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » History » Europe » England

Hampton Court Palace

The Official Illustrated History

By Lucy Worsley, David Souden

Elsewhere $39.92 $30.97   Save $8.95 (22%)
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from UK
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Paperback / softback, 128 pages
Other Information: 180 colour illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 13 June 2005
Tells the compelling 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 Celebrates one of the most visited and intriguing architectural ensembles in Britain, including the palace's original sixteenth-century buildings of Henry VIII's reign to the late seventeenth-century Baroque additions by Sir Christopher Wren Includes full coverage of Hampton Court's famous and ever-popular formal gardens, a precious survival of gardening three hundred years ago Reveals the lifestyles of monarchs, mistresses and courtiers as well as life 'below stairs' In the same series as Merrell's highly popular official illustrated histories of the Tower of London and Kensington Palace

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

About the Author

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.

EAN: 9781858942827
ISBN: 1858942829
Publisher: Merrell Publishers Ltd
Dimensions: 28.6 x 22.96 x 1.32 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling Hampton Court Palace: The Official Illustrated History on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.