History and stories
History of events and buildings
Explore palace people for profiles, stories and little-known facts about some of England’s famous monarchs and interesting characters associated with Hampton Court Palace.
The monarchs particularly associated with Hampton Court are Henry VIII (r 1509-47), Queen Mary I (r 1553-8), James I (r 1603-25), Charles I (r 1625-1649), Charles II (r 1630-85), William III and Mary II, George II (r 1727-60).
Or read some spooky ghost stories from Hampton Court Palace.