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    1. Tower of London
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Opening times
        3. Getting here
        4. Top things to see and do
          1. The Crown Jewels
            1. Visiting the Crown Jewels
              1. The Crown Jewels
              2. A brief history
            2. Unique working collection
              1. The Coronation
              2. Other uses of the Crown Jewels
            3. Diamonds and crowns
              1. Crowns
              2. Famous diamonds
            4. Remembering the Crown Jewels
              1. Memories and insights
          2. White Tower
          3. Yeoman Warders
          4. The ravens
          5. Armoury in Action
          6. Tower torture
          7. Coins and Kings
            1. Visiting the exhibition
              1. Visiting 'Coins and Kings'
              2. How five coins changed history
            2. History of the Mint at the Tower
              1. History of the Mint at the Tower of London
                1. Edward I: The Mint comes to the Tower
                2. Elizabeth I: The restoration of currency
                3. Charles II: Mechanisation and propaganda
                4. William III: The Great Recoinage
                5. George III: Economic crisis and the Mint moves out of the Tower
            3. Surprising stories of the Mint
              1. Surprising stories
            4. Life on Mint Street
              1. Living and working on Mint Street
              2. Mint Master: Making the King's Coins
                1. Mint Master
          8. Line of Kings
            1. Visiting Line of Kings
              1. Star objects
              2. Introduction to Line of Kings
            2. From action to attraction
              1. Timeline of Line of Kings
              2. History of the exhibition
            3. People of the Tower
              1. Tower guides
          9. Royal Beasts
            1. Visiting Royal Beasts
              1. Introduction to Royal Beasts
              2. The Virtual Menagerie
            2. The Royal Menagerie
              1. The history of the Royal Menagerie
              2. The beasts within
            3. Sights and stories
              1. Tragic and surprising stories
              2. People from the Royal Menagerie
            4. Fun and games
              1. Meet the Royal Beasts in our game
              2. Create your royal beast
          10. Fortress
            1. Fortress: Pace the battlements
            2. Peasants' Revolt quiz: Are you revolting?
            3. Fortress: Did you know?
            4. A modern-day fortress
            5. Siege engines at the Tower
          11. The Fusilier Museum
          12. Medieval Palace
          13. Tower Green and Scaffold Site
          14. Battlements
        5. Closures and notices
        6. Visit planner
        7. Audio guide
        8. Food and drink
        9. Shopping
        10. Accessibility
        11. Religious services
        12. FAQs
        13. Contact us
        14. Informationen über den Tower of London
        15. Information sur La Tour de Londres
        16. Informazioni su la Torre di Londra
        17. Información sobre la Torre de Londres
        18. Informações sobre a Torre de Londres
      2. What's on
        1. Ceremony of the Keys
        2. White Tower Tours
        3. Defend the Tower!
        4. Family activities
        5. Go Medieval at the Tower
        6. Pride, Power and Politics: a tour of the Tower's LGBT+ histories
        7. Drawn at the Tower with Art Macabre
        8. The People's Revolt
        9. Tower Twilight Tours
        10. British Sign Language activities
        11. Descriptive sessions
        12. Top things to see and do
      3. Families
        1. BBC Radio 2 500 Words Competition
        2. What's on for families
        3. Digital Missions
        4. Children at the Tower
        5. Games and makes
          1. Test Your Tower Of London Knowledge & Unlock The Dragon
      4. Groups
        1. Food and drink for groups
        2. Group prices and booking
        3. Plan your visit
        4. Royal Passes
        5. Agency voucher scheme
        6. FAQs
        7. Booking request form
      5. History and stories
        1. Events timeline
        2. A building history
          1. The Normans
          2. Medieval Tower
          3. The Tudors
          4. Restoration
          5. 19th century Tower
          6. A modern Tower
          7. Further reading
        3. Past uses of the Tower
          1. The Crown Jewels
          2. The Constable of the Tower of London
          3. The Royal Menagerie: life with the lions
          4. HM Prison - The Tower of London
          5. The Tower Record Office
          6. The Royal Mint
          7. Office of the Ordnance
          8. Royal Observatory
          9. The Ordnance Survey
          10. Storehouse
        4. The Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula
          1. History of the Chapel
          2. News, Events and Services
          3. Support us
          4. The Chapel Appeal
          5. Chapel Biographies
          6. Contact us
        5. Palace people
          1. Ranulf Flambard
          2. Edward V
          3. Perkin Warbeck
          4. Sir Thomas More
          5. Anne Boleyn
          6. Anne Askew
          7. Lady Jane Grey
          8. Arabella Stuart
          9. Guy Fawkes
          10. Colonel Blood
          11. Duke of Wellington
          12. Prisoners
            1. Meet the prisoners
              1. Prisoners
            2. Prisoners exhibition
            3. Play our game, 'Beat the Gaoler'
          13. Ghosts
        6. Discover the towers
          1. The Beauchamp Tower
          2. The Bloody Tower
          3. The Bowyer Tower
          4. The Broad Arrow Tower
          5. The Chapel of St. John's
          6. The Chapel Royal of St. Peter ad Vincula
          7. The Constable Tower
          8. The Cradle Tower
          9. The Execution Site
          10. The Martin Tower
          11. The Salt Tower
          12. The White Tower
        7. Tower archives
          1. Royal Armouries archives
          2. Architectural Drawings Collection
          3. Royal Fusiliers archive
          4. Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula archives
          5. The Yeoman Warders archive
        8. Tower of London Remembers
          1. About the installation
          2. View dedications
          3. Roll of Honour
          4. Why remember?
            1. Why should we remember?
            2. Why is 100 years significant?
            3. How do you want to remember?
            4. Time to take over the Tower of London
          5. The Tower during the War
            1. Recruitment and mobilisation
            2. Prison and place of execution
            3. 1914 Tower timeline
          6. About the charities
          7. Supporters
          8. FAQs
      6. Learning
        1. Teachers
          1. Sessions for schools
            1. Key Stage 1
            2. Key Stage 2
              1. Key Stage 2: digital missions
                1. Teacher's Toolkit: The Lady's Royal Arrivals
                2. Teacher's Toolkit: The Prisoner's Perilous Plot
            3. Key Stage 3
            4. GCSE
            5. AS/A2 level
              1. A-level study days
            6. International visitors
            7. Sessions for SEND school groups
          2. Planning your Learning & Engagement visit
            1. On-site facilities
          3. How to book
          4. Teachers' resources
            1. Storytelling Tutorial
          5. CPD for teachers at the Tower of London
          6. Time Explorers Challenge
        2. Adults
          1. Talks, workshops and events
          2. Community and groups
        3. Games and video
        4. These Dark Wings
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Conferences and meetings
        2. Dinners and receptions
        3. Large-scale events
        4. Approved suppliers
          1. Catering
          2. All other suppliers
      8. Membership
        1. Member benefits
        2. Member events
        3. Members' blog
    2. Hampton Court Palace
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Opening times
        3. Getting here
        4. Top things to see and do
          1. Magic Garden
            1. Magic Garden Frequently Asked Questions
          2. Cumberland Art Gallery
            1. About the Cumberland Art Gallery
            2. Highlights
          3. Great Hall
          4. The Chapel Royal
          5. Henry VIII's Kitchens
            1. Tudor cook-along videos
              1. Ryschewys close and fryez
              2. Tarte owte of Lent
              3. Fylettys en Galentyne
          6. Hampton Court gardens
            1. Gardens highlights
            2. Meet the gardeners
            3. National Plant Collections
            4. Wildlife at Hampton Court
            5. Hampton Court Palace gardens FAQs
          7. The Maze
          8. Encounters With The Tudors
            1. Rough guide to Henry's palace
              1. Introduction to a living Tudor world
              2. Henry's palace
              3. All about Henry VIII
            2. Fun and games
              1. Joust for Henry VIII in our game
              2. Make your own girl's Tudor kirtle
              3. Make your own boy's Tudor gown
              4. Make your own headwear
          9. Privy Garden
          10. The Great Vine
          11. Kitchen Garden
          12. Henry's Crown
          13. Young Henry VIII exhibition
            1. Henry VIII's story
              1. Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon
              2. Henry VIII and Thomas Wolsey
            2. Visiting the exhibition
              1. Visitor information
            3. Fun and Games
              1. Play our Henry VIII morph
              2. Hampton Court Palace wallpaper
            4. Learning & Discovery
              1. Frequently asked questions
              2. Paintings of Henry VIII
          14. William III's apartments
          15. Chocolate Kitchens
            1. Chocolate drinking
            2. Chocolate makers
            3. Thomas and Grace Tosier
            4. The Chocolate Rooms
            5. Conserving the Chocolate Kitchen
            6. The process of making chocolate
            7. Chocolate serving equipment
            8. Chocolate cookalong
          16. The Triumphs of Caesar
          17. Royal tennis at Hampton Court
          18. What's on
        5. Closures and notices
        6. Visit planner
        7. Food and drink
        8. Shopping
        9. Accessibility
          1. Route on the First Floor for visitors unable to use stairs
          2. Hire a wheelchair and volunteer guide
        10. Religious services
        11. Crafts, sport and leisure
        12. Accommodation in the palace
        13. FAQs
        14. Informations sur le Palais d'Hampton Court
        15. Informazioni su Palazzo Hampton Court
        16. Informacion sobre el Palacio de Hampton Court
        17. Informações sobre Hampton Court Palace
      2. What's on
        1. Power and performance
        2. Live historic cookery
        3. Tiny Explorers
        4. Talks and debates
        5. Family activities
        6. Encounters with the Tudors: PowerPlay
        7. Encounters with the Tudors: Heads, Hearts and Heresy
        8. Horrible Histories - The Best of Barmy Britain at Hampton Court Palace
        9. Hampton Court Palace Festival
        10. RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
        11. The Real Tennis Champions Trophy
        12. Tudor Joust
        13. The Luna Cinema at Hampton Court Palace
        14. Pride at the Palace: discover Hampton Court’s LGBT+ stories
        15. Plays, tours and presentations
          1. Hire a private guide
        16. Guided tours
        17. British Sign Language tours
        18. Describer escorted visits
        19. Horse-drawn charabanc tours
        20. Top things to see and do
      3. Families
        1. What's on for families
        2. Digital Missions
        3. Children at the palace
        4. Games and makes
          1. Hampton Court Palace: The great time quest
        5. Children's birthday parties
      4. Groups
        1. Food and drink
        2. Group prices and booking
        3. Plan your visit
        4. Royal Passes
        5. Agency voucher scheme
        6. FAQs
        7. Booking request form
      5. History and stories
        1. Events timeline
        2. A building history
          1. Palace origins
          2. The Cardinal's works
          3. Magnificent Henry
          4. Henry's heirs
          5. The Stuarts
          6. A new palace
          7. The 18th century
          8. Up to the present
          9. Further reading
        3. Palace people
          1. Henry VIII
          2. Katherine of Aragon
          3. Catherine Howard
          4. Charles I
          5. Antonio Verrio
          6. Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
          7. Grinling Gibbons
          8. Jean Tijou
          9. Sophia Duleep Singh
          10. Ghosts at Hampton Court Palace
      6. Learning
        1. Teachers
          1. Sessions for schools
            1. Key Stage 1
            2. Key Stage 2
              1. Key Stage 2 digital missions
                1. Teacher's Toolkit: The Ambassador's Secret Assignment
                2. Teacher's Toolkit: The Clerk's Fantastic Feast
                3. Teacher's Toolkit: The Architect's Design Dilemma
              2. Key Stage 2: exploring the palace and gardens
              3. Key Stage 2: practical and object handling
              4. Key Stage 2: English and Drama
            3. Key Stage 3
            4. GCSE
            5. AS/A2 level
            6. International visitors
            7. Sessions for SEND school groups
          2. Planning your Learning & Engagement visit
            1. On-site facilities
          3. How to book
          4. Teachers' resources
          5. Cross curricular resources
            1. Maths
            2. Art
            3. Science
        2. Adults
          1. Talks, workshops and events
          2. Community and groups
          3. Sensory Palaces
        3. Games and video
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Weddings
        2. Wedding Showcase
        3. Conferences and meetings
        4. Dinners and receptions
        5. Large-scale events
        6. Christmas Parties
        7. Approved suppliers
          1. Catering
          2. HRP Event Solutions
          3. All other suppliers
      8. Membership
        1. Member benefits
        2. Member events
        3. Members' blog
    3. Banqueting House
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Opening times and upcoming closures
        3. Getting here
        4. Top things to see and do
          1. Rubens’ ceiling
            1. Details of Rubens' canvases
          2. Banqueting Hall
          3. Charles I’s execution site
          4. Banqueting House architecture
          5. Art and sculpture
          6. The Undercroft
          7. The Lost Palace
        5. Shopping
        6. Accessibility
        7. FAQs
        8. Contact us
        9. Informationen über das Banqueting House
        10. Informations sur la Maison des banquets
        11. Informazioni su la Casa dei Banchetti
        12. Informacion sobre La Banqueting House
        13. Informações sobre Banqueting House
      2. What's on
      3. Families
      4. Groups
        1. Group prices and booking
        2. Plan your group visit
      5. History and stories
        1. Events timeline
        2. A building history
          1. The Tudors
          2. The court masque era
          3. Rubens' ceiling
          4. The Stuarts
          5. Execution of Charles I
          6. The Commonwealth
          7. The Restoration
          8. Last days of Whitehall
          9. The destruction
          10. 1698 - Present
          11. Historic ceremonies
          12. Further reading
        3. Palace people
          1. Inigo Jones
          2. Cardinal Wolsey and Henry VIII
          3. Charles I
          4. Peter Paul Rubens
      6. Learning
        1. Teachers
          1. Sessions for schools
          2. Planning your education visit
        2. Adults
          1. Talks, workshops and events
          2. Community and groups
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Weddings
        2. Conferences and meetings
        3. Dinners and receptions
        4. Approved suppliers
          1. Catering
          2. All other suppliers
      8. Membership
        1. Member benefits
        2. Member events
        3. Members' blog
    4. Kensington Palace
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Opening times
        3. Getting here
        4. Top things to see and do
          1. Diana: Her Fashion Story
          2. Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World
          3. Victoria Revealed
            1. Victoria as a princess
              1. Princess Victoria’s interests
              2. The Kensington System
            2. Victoria as queen
              1. Victoria's private life
              2. Victoria's public role
            3. Interact
              1. The Queen Victoria quiz
          4. The Queen's State Apartments
          5. The Palace Gardens
          6. The King’s Staircase
          7. The King's State Apartments
          8. The King's Gallery
          9. The White Garden
        5. Food and drink
        6. Shopping
        7. Accessibility
        8. FAQs
        9. Contact us
        10. Informationen über Kensington Palast
        11. Informations sur le Palais de Kensington
        12. Informazioni su Palazzo di Kensington
        13. Informacion sobre el Palacio de Kensington
        14. Informações sobre Kensington Palace
      2. What's on
        1. Diana: Her Fashion Story
        2. Family activities
        3. Last Saturdays
        4. Tiny Explorers
        5. Talks and study days
        6. Exhibition Lates
        7. The Luna Cinema at Kensington Palace
        8. Describer tours for blind and partially sighted visitors
        9. British Sign Language tours
        10. Top things to see and do
      3. Families
        1. What's on for families
        2. Digital Missions
        3. Children at the palace
        4. Games and makes
      4. Groups
        1. Food and drink for groups
        2. Group prices and booking
        3. Plan your visit
        4. Royal Passes
        5. Agency voucher scheme
        6. FAQs
        7. Booking request form
      5. History and stories
        1. Key events
        2. A building history
          1. Jacobean origins
          2. Queen Anne's Orangery
          3. George I lavishly decorates
          4. Neglect under George II
          5. Duchess's grand designs
          6. Queen Victoria
          7. Public museum and royal home
          8. Further reading
        3. Interactive timeline
        4. Palace people
          1. William Hester
          2. William Kent
          3. Queen Caroline
          4. Peter the Wild Boy
          5. Augustus Frederick
          6. Queen Victoria
          7. Princess Louise
          8. Princess Margaret
          9. Diana, Princess of Wales
            1. Diana
            2. Diana: death of a princess
            3. Diana: a modern princess
            4. Diana: humanitarian
            5. Diana: fashion icon
      6. Learning
        1. Teachers
          1. Sessions for schools
            1. Key Stage 1
            2. Key Stage 2
            3. Sessions for SEND school groups
          2. Time Explorers Challenge
          3. Planning your learning visit
            1. On-site facilities
          4. How to book
          5. Teachers' resources
        2. Adults
          1. Talks, workshops and events
          2. Community and groups
        3. Games and makes
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Weddings
        2. Conferences and meetings
        3. Dinners and receptions
        4. Large-scale events
        5. Approved suppliers
          1. Catering
          2. All other suppliers
      8. Membership
        1. Member benefits
        2. Member events
        3. Members' blog
    5. Kew Palace
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Opening times
        3. Getting here
        4. Top things to see and do
          1. The Royal Kitchens
            1. Visiting the Kitchens
              1. Introduction to the Kitchens
              2. History of the Kitchens
            2. Food and drink
              1. What's on the menu?
              2. Explore The Kew Palace Royal Kitchens With This Interactive Guide
            3. Running the Kitchens
              1. Staff in Kew Kitchens
              2. The offices of the Kitchens
          2. Queen Charlotte's Cottage
          3. Queen Charlotte’s chair
          4. Princesses’ bedrooms
          5. Madame Tussaud bust of George III
          6. People’s Library
        5. Visit planner
        6. Food and drink
        7. Shopping
        8. Accessibility
        9. Contact us
        10. FAQs
      2. What's on
        1. Georgian cookery
        2. Curious Kew Evening Tours
      3. Families
        1. What's on for families
      4. Groups
        1. Food and drink for groups
        2. Group prices and booking
        3. Plan your visit
        4. Royal Passes
        5. Agency voucher scheme
        6. FAQs
      5. History and stories
        1. Events timeline
        2. A building history
          1. Learn About The Early Days of Kew Palace, Built By Samuel Fortrey
          2. The Royal Botanic Gardens
          3. Improvements in the 1770s
          4. 1788 The King incarcerated at Kew
          5. Decline and death at Kew
          6. 2006 restoration
          7. Further reading
        3. Palace people
          1. Samuel Fortrey
          2. William Gorton
          3. William Wybrown
      6. Learning
        1. Teachers
        2. Adults
          1. Talks, Workshops and Events
          2. Community and groups
          3. Sensory Palaces
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Weddings
        2. Dinners and receptions
        3. Conferences and meetings
        4. Approved suppliers
      8. Membership
        1. Member benefits
        2. Member events
        3. Members' blog
    6. Hillsborough Castle
      1. Visit us
        1. Tickets and prices
        2. Getting here
        3. FAQs
        4. Contact us
        5. Have your say
      2. What's on
        1. The Queen's Official 91st Birthday Gun Salute
      3. Families
      4. Groups
        1. Group prices and booking
        2. Food and drink for groups
        3. Plan your visit
      5. History and stories
        1. Hillsborough Castle Research Project
      6. Learning
      7. Hire a venue
        1. Weddings
        2. Conferences and meetings
        3. Dinners and receptions
      8. Hillsborough Castle Project
        1. The Gardens
    7. About us
      1. What we do
      2. Who we are
        1. History
        2. Cause and principles
        3. Trustees and Directors
          1. Current Trustees
          2. Executive Board
          3. Michael Day CVO
          4. John Barnes
          5. Gina George
          6. Paul Gray
          7. Sue Hall
          8. Dick Harrold
          9. Graham Josephs
          10. Dan Wolfe
        4. Freedom of Information
        5. Diversity
        6. Informationen über Historic Royal Palaces
        7. Informations sur Historic Royal Palaces
        8. Informazioni su Historic Royal Palaces
        9. Informaciones sobre Historic Royal Palaces
        10. Informações sobre Historic Royal Palaces
      3. Work for us
        1. Current vacancies
        2. Our roles
          1. Behind the scenes
          2. Front of house
            1. Yeoman Warders
        3. What we offer
        4. Learning and development
        5. Equal opportunities
        6. A guide on how to apply for our jobs
          1. Finding the right job
          2. Skills and qualities we look for
          3. How to write a CV
          4. Covering letter
          5. Online application form
          6. Interview guide
          7. Assessment centre
          8. FAQs
        7. Apprenticeships, internships and work experience
        8. Volunteer with us
          1. How volunteers support our work
          2. Current opportunities
          3. How to apply and contact us
      4. Corporate reports
      5. Image library
      6. Full list of contacts
        1. Contact us form
        2. Complaint policy
      7. Tower of London World Heritage Site
      8. Due diligence and immunity from seizure
      9. Information and records
      10. Safeguarding Policies and Procedures
      11. Modern Slavery Act Statement
      12. FAQs
      13. Images Used on the Historic Royal Palaces site
    8. Support us
      1. Individuals
        1. Membership
          1. Gift Membership
          2. Events for members
          3. Membership FAQs
          4. Membership renewals
        2. Patrons
        3. Leave a legacy
      2. Corporate partnerships
        1. Partnership stories
        2. Corporate membership
        3. Premier Partners
        4. Corporate Sponsorship
          1. Previous Sponsorship Opportunities
        5. Brand Licensing
        6. Wholesale opportunities
        7. Corporate gifts
      3. Trusts and Foundations
      4. Projects and Programmes
        1. Hillsborough Castle
        2. Learning and Engagement
        3. The Great Pagoda at Kew: Buy a dragon appeal
      5. Support us from the USA
        1. American Friends Appeal
        2. American Friends
        3. American Patrons
        4. Events
          1. Current events
          2. Past events
        5. Payment Details
        6. Board of Directors
      6. Who are our supporters?
        1. The King's Presence Chamber
      7. Contact the team
        1. Online form
      8. Making a donation
    9. Discover the palaces
      1. The history of our palaces: An interactive timeline
      2. Monarchs
        1. William I
        2. Henry III
        3. Edward I
        4. Edward III
        5. Richard II
        6. Henry VI
        7. Richard III
        8. Henry VIII
          1. Henry VIII's wives
          2. Henry VIII's children
          3. Memorable battles from Henry’s reign
        9. Queen Mary I
        10. Queen Elizabeth I
        11. James I
        12. Charles I
        13. Oliver Cromwell
        14. Charles II
        15. William III and Mary II
        16. Queen Anne
        17. George I
        18. George II
        19. George III
        20. George IV
        21. Queen Victoria
        22. Queen Elizabeth II
      3. Building histories
        1. Grand designs
        2. Palace interiors
        3. Tower of London
          1. The Normans
          2. Medieval Tower
          3. The Tudors
          4. Restoration
          5. 19th-century Tower
          6. A modern Tower
          7. Further reading
        4. Hampton Court Palace
          1. Origins
          2. Cardinal’s works
          3. Magnificent Henry
          4. Henry's heirs
          5. The Stuarts
          6. William and Mary
          7. The 18th century
          8. To the present
        5. Banqueting House
          1. The Tudors
          2. Court entertainment
          3. Rubens' ceiling
          4. The Stuarts
          5. Execution of Charles I
          6. The Commonwealth
          7. The Restoration
          8. Last days - Whitehall Palace
          9. The destruction
          10. 1698 - Present
          11. Ceremonies
          12. Further reading
        6. Kensington Palace
          1. 1689 - 1702
          2. 1702 - 1714
          3. 1714 - 1727
          4. 1727 - 1760
          5. 1760 - 1837
          6. 1837 - 1899
          7. 1899 - present
        7. Kew Palace
          1. 1631 - 1729
          2. 1730 - 1763
          3. 1764 - 1787
          4. 1788 - 1800
          5. 1801 - 1848
          6. Queen Charlotte's Cottage
          7. Further reading
      4. Our collections
        1. Archaeology
        2. Architectural fixtures
        3. Art
        4. Books and paper
        5. Decorative arts and social history
        6. Furniture
        7. Textiles
        8. Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection
      5. Ghost stories
        1. A grizzly ghost
        2. Sybil Penn
        3. Catherine Howard
        4. Skeletor
      6. Media Player
        1. Playlists: Tower of London
        2. Playlists: Hampton Court Palace
        3. Playlists: Banqueting House
        4. Playlists: Kensington Palace
        5. Playlists: Kew Palace
        6. Playlists: British Sign Language
        7. Playlists: News & media
        8. Podcasts: The Henry VIII talks
        9. Playlists: Books
          1. Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill playlists
          2. Henry VIII: heads and hearts playlists
        10. Media Player help
      7. Our blogs
      8. Tudors on Tour at Camp Bestival
      9. Palace Pride
      10. Enlightened Princesses: Britain and Europe, 1700-1820 International Symposium
    10. Conservation
      1. What is conservation?
        1. Buildings
        2. Treatment
        3. Preventive
        4. Gardens
        5. Conservation science
          1. Structural support of tapestries
        6. Conservation enemies
          1. Light
          2. Dust
          3. Vibration
          4. Weather
          5. Pollution
      2. Conservation projects
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          1. The White Tower conservation project
          2. The White Tower staircase project
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          4. Reigate stone
          5. Bloody Tower
          6. Beauchamp Tower
        2. Conservation at Hampton Court Palace
          1. Queen Charlotte’s state bed
          2. Trophy Gate Piers
          3. Lion Gate Piers
          4. Small Oak Room mirror
          5. Arms and armour
          6. Dust monitoring
          7. Terracotta roundels
          8. Henry VIII's Tapestries Revealed
          9. Anne Boleyn Gatehouse
          10. Decorative chimneys
          11. Tiltyard Tower
          12. Tudor brickwork
          13. Chapel Royal
          14. Monitoring of damage to historic tapestries
          15. Tapestry longevity
        3. Conservation at Banqueting House
        4. Conservation at Kensington Palace
          1. William of Orange statue
          2. Orangery Yard Project
        5. Conservation at Kew Palace
          1. The Royal Kitchens
            1. Georgian cook-along films
            2. Conservation
          2. Doll’s House
          3. Apothecary’s Chest
        6. Conservation at Hillsborough Castle
      3. Discoveries
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        2. Chaucer’s moat wall
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      1. Press resources
        1. Historic Royal Palaces press releases and archives
          1. Statement: Orangery Yard project at Kensington Palace
          2. What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, April - June 2017?
          3. Palace Pride: Historic Royal Palaces explores LGBT+ stories from the royal bedchamber
          4. What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, January - March 2017?
          5. John Barnes appointed Chief Executive of Historic Royal Palaces
          6. What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces this festive period?
          7. Chief Executive Michael Day CVO announces retirement
          8. What’s happening at Historic Royal Palaces, October - November 2016?
          9. Ajay Chowdhury appointed as Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces
          10. New course explores the rich history of royal food and feasting … and it’s free to join!
          11. Sunday best: Altar Cloth or Elizabeth I’s dress?
          12. Zeinab Badawi appointed as Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces
          13. Carole Souter CBE appointed as Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces
          14. Historic Royal Palaces celebrates National Apprenticeship week
          15. Historic Royal Palaces awarded Independent Research Organisation status
          16. Double win for Historic Royal Palaces at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2015
          17. Professor Sir David Cannadine and Jane Kennedy appointed as Trustees of Historic Royal Palaces
          18. Rupert Gavin appointed Chairman of Historic Royal Palaces
          19. Tudors go on tour to Tatton Park
          20. Unseen palace pictures to go online for first time
          21. Kids in Museums expansion announced at Historic Royal Palaces' 'Tudors at the Tower' family festival
          22. Discover the ‘Glorious Georges’ at Historic Royal Palaces in 2014
          23. HRP announces new Chairman of Campaign Board
          24. Louise Wilson, appointed as a Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces
          25. Fit to Rule: Explore the Health of Past Monarchs with Historic Royal Palaces
          26. Art that's worth keeping
          27. Press release archive for Historic Royal Palaces
            1. Charles Mackay reappointed as Chairman of Historic Royal Palaces
            2. Sophie Andreae reappointed as a trustee of HRP
            3. Palaces set to welcome London 2012 Olympics torch
            4. Liz Cleaver is appointed as Trustee of Historic Royal Palaces
            5. The 'other' royal weddings
            6. Malcolm Reading reappointed as Trustee
            7. Historic Royal Palaces PR Industry Recognition
            8. Historic Royal Palaces launches curatorial student internship programme
            9. From Greensleeves to Green Energy
            10. Ian Barlow is appointed as Trustee of HRP
            11. Dawn Austwick OBE and Susan Farr reappointed as Trustees
            12. Historic Royal Palaces announces new Trustee - Jan 2009
        2. Tower of London press releases and archives
          1. Go Medieval at the Tower – a new family festival at the Tower of London
          2. The Tower of London welcomes two new ‘Beefeaters’ this spring
          3. Tower of London appoints new Chief ‘Beefeater’
          4. The People's Revolt
          5. Armoury in Action: a new family friendly exhibition for the Tower of London
          6. Good cheer and merriment at the Tower of London in winter 2016
          7. General Sir Nicholas Houghton installed as 160th Constable of the Tower of London
          8. Tudors at the Tower – Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII return to the Tower of London
          9. Tower of London welcomes new 'Beefeater'
          10. General Sir Nicholas Houghton announced as next Constable of the Tower of London
          11. Tower of London to host emergency services training exercise
          12. Drawn at the Tower with Art Macabre
          13. NIGHTWATCHERS 2015
          14. Tower of London wards off evil spirits with discovery of Britain’s largest collection of ‘witchmarks’
          15. HNLMS Johan de Witt to participate in Constable’s Dues ceremony at the Tower of London
          16. RAF Wings to Tudor uniform: the Tower of London welcomes new recruit
          17. Tower of London welcomes new ‘Beefeater’ Gary Thynne
          18. Tudors return to Tower of London
          19. Tower of London announced as finalist for Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015
          20. Tower poppy artworks to tour the UK
          21. Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit the Tower of London
          22. The Tower welcomes ‘Beefeater’ no. 400
          23. Tower of London press release archive
            1. August 2014: The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge & Prince Harry visit Tower of London’s poppies
            2. July 2014: King’s Royal Hussar to take up the Tudor ruffle
            3. June 2014: Tower of London’s longest serving Yeoman Warder plants first poppy in major centenary commemoration
            4. June 2014: Constable’s Dues ceremony at the Tower of London to mark Royal Marines’ 350th anniversary
            5. May 2014: Local school children in historic ‘Beating of the Bounds’ ceremony at the Tower of London
            6. May 2014: German naval ship to participate in Constable’s Dues ceremony
            7. May 2014: Tower of London announces charity partners for First World War centenary collaboration
            8. April 2014: The Tower of London unveils new working drawbridge
            9. February 2014: Tower of London marks centenary of the First World War
            10. October 2013: The Secrets of Success: Women in Power
            11. July 2013: Line of Kings undergoes transformation
            12. May 2013: Coins and Kings Press Pack
            13. February 2013: Royal Marine is newest recruit at Tower of London
            14. September 2012: Tower of London launches 1000 year old Facebook timeline
            15. July 2012: Take One Project
            16. July 2012: New Beefeater joins Tower
            17. April 2012: Reverend Roger Hall becomes Tower's first Canon for 300 years
            18. March 2012: HRH Princess Royal opens Crown Jewels
            19. March 2012: New Crown Jewels to be displayed
            20. January 2012: Ceremony of the Constable's Dues 2012
            21. January 2012: Chief Beefeater retires
            22. January 2012: Partnership with the De Beers Family of Companies announced
            23. October 2011: New Beefeater Jim Duncan
            24. October 2011: New Beefeater: Shaun Huggins
            25. May 2011: Royal Beasts Return to the Tower of London
            26. March 2011: HMS Westminster takes part in the Constables Dues
            27. January 2011: The White Tower is restored to its former glory
            28. Power House
            29. December 2010: First ever Tower of London iPhone app launched
            30. August 2010: New Beefeater on the Block!
            31. June 2010: French naval Ship sails in for the Constobles Dues
            32. April 2010: 500 Years of Royal Arms & Armour ‘Fit for a King’ at the Tower of London
            33. June 2009: Henry VIII: music and monarchy
            34. April 2009: Henry VIII: Dressed to Kill
            35. February 2009: General Sir Richard Dannatt announced as new Constable of the Tower
        3. Hampton Court Palace press releases and archives
          1. Horrible Histories: The Best of Barmy Britain this May half term at Hampton Court Palace
          2. Find the magical Lindt Gold Bunny at Hampton Court Palace this Easter
          3. Frights in the night: Ghost Tours at Hampton Court Palace!
          4. Hampton Court Palace shortlisted for Family Friendly Awards
          5. Dressed to the Tilt! Hampton Court Palace plays host to Tudor jousting tournament
          6. Discover Gnomes unearthed at Hampton Court Palace this summer
          7. Henry VIII returns home to Hampton Court Palace
          8. Horrible Histories: Relive the Terrible Tudors this May half term at Hampton Court Palace
          9. New Magic Garden opens at Hampton Court Palace this Easter
          10. The Empress and the Gardener
          11. Lost Tiltyard Towers of Hampton Court Palace discovered
          12. Hampton Court Palace goes green in 2016!
          13. Hampton Court Palace marks finale of 500th anniversary celebrations with week of music
          14. Christmas 2015: Festive fun fit for a (Tudor) Queen at Hampton Court Palace!
          15. 500 Years of History, 10,000 Budding Filmmakers!
          16. Hampton Court Palace Welcomes a New Chaplain to the Chapel Royal
          17. Halloween 2015: Ghost Tours at Hampton Court Palace!
          18. Hampton Court hosts 500th anniversary Tudor jousting tournament
          19. BBC Good Food Festival returns to Hampton Court Palace
          20. Hampton Court Palace longlisted for Family Friendly Awards
          21. Travel through time at Hampton Court Palace this May holiday!
          22. Hampton Court Palace presents its first truly immersive theatre experience
          23. Spectacular light show set to debut at Hampton Court’s 500th anniversary party
          24. Florimania: celebrating 500 years of Hampton Court Palace
          25. Today’s the day! Hampton Court Palace celebrates its 500th birthday
          26. Lights, camera, action! Hampton Court Palace seeks budding filmmakers for 500th anniversary movie mission
          27. Hampton Court Palace seeks budding young actors for historic performance!
          28. Join Lucy Worsley for a special talk on BBC Two’s: ‘A Night at Hampton Court’
          29. Rare Tudor hat finds new home at Hampton Court Palace
          30. Britain's Tudor Treasure: A night at Hampton Court
          31. Hampton Court Palace celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2015
          32. Hampton Court Palace press release archive
            1. Christmas 2014: Light up Hampton Court Palace
            2. October 2014: Cumberland Art Gallery to open at Hampton Court Palace
            3. Halloween 2014: Ghost Tours at Hampton Court Palace!
            4. September 2014: Music for the Royal Fireworks at Hampton Court Palace
            5. June 2014: Royal Kitchen Garden opens at Hampton Court Palace this June
            6. May 2014: King Henry VIII’s crown 3D printed at Hampton Court Palace
            7. February 2014: Royal Chocolate Kitchens discovered at Hampton Court Palace
            8. March 2013: Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber
            9. May 2013: Hampton Court Palace hosts ground-breaking week long school visit
            10. October 2012: Henry VIII's Crown And Dynasty At Hampton Court Palace
            11. May 2012: Ask Chiffinch: 17th century love-life advice
            12. April 2012: The Wild the Beautiful and the Damned
            13. November 2011: Blue Plaque for Capability Brown at Hampton Court Palace
            14. November 2011: Students take over at the palace!
            15. December 2010: Eat like a King with our Tudor ‘cook-along’ videos
            16. April 2010: Henry VIII’s wine fountain recreated at Hampton Court Palace
            17. January 2009: Henry VIII 1509-2009 media pack
            18. January 2009: Henry VIII releases his first ever music video
            19. 2009: New evidence of Hampton Court Palace's medieval past
            20. April 2009: Henry VIII: heads and hearts
            21. April 2009: Henry's Women
            22. February 2009: Van Dyck portrait returns home to Hampton Court Palace
            23. 2009: Hampton Court Palace long-listed for Art Fund Prize 2010
        4. Banqueting House press releases and archives
          1. A hidden history – discover the Lost Palace of Whitehall
          2. Dust the canopies and polish the chandeliers -Banqueting House reopens after conservation work
          3. Banqueting House commemorates Charles I’s execution with new display
          4. Time is restored as Banqueting House transforms into a performance for a king
          5. The spirit of the masque returns to Banqueting House
          6. Banqueting House press release archive
            1. First joint Citizenship Ceremony
            2. Enjoy an ‘eggcellent’ Easter and May Bank Holiday weekend with Historic Royal Palaces
        5. Kensington Palace press releases and archives
          1. White Garden tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales opens at Kensington Palace
          2. Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World
          3. New fashion exhibition and temporary garden celebrating the life of Diana, Princess of Wales to open at Kensington Palace in 2017
          4. Eerie Evening Tours at Kensington Palace
          5. Make like a Georgian royal as Queen Caroline hosts her annual garden party at Kensington Palace
          6. Fashion Rules: Restyled
          7. A Very Victorian Christmas at Kensington Palace
          8. Halloween 2015: Eerie Evening Tours at Kensington Palace
          9. Kensington Palace celebrates 'The Longest Reign'
          10. Join Queen Caroline for a royal garden party at Kensington Palace this summer
          11. Royal Baby Robe at Kensington Palace
          12. Join a four-legged egg hunt at Kensington Palace this Easter weekend
          13. Kensington Palace celebrates a Glorious Georgian Christmas
          14. Glorious Giles! Kensington Palace to host glittering Baroque fashion showcase
          15. 'We are not iMused': smartphone technology turns Kensington’s Queen Victoria into a talking statue
          16. Kensington Palace throws spectacular Georgian masked ball & sleepover - and you’re invited!
          17. New art installation at Kensington Palace
          18. Moonlight and Stars Bright: a night of Vintage Glamour at Kensington Palace
          19. Fashion Rules
          20. Kensington Palace wins RICS awards
          21. Press release archive for Kensington Palace
            1. Local community groups create ‘cabinet of curiosities’ for Kensington
            2. Victoria Revealed
            3. Radical transformation of Kensington Palace's State Apartments
            4. Diana: Glimpses of a modern princess
            5. New gardens for Kensington Palace in 2012
            6. Historic wedding dresses given the royal treatment...
            7. Kensington Palace launches new Clore Learning Centre
            8. Kensington Palace awarded major Heritage Lottery Fund grant
            9. Jubilee - A view from the crowd
            10. Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection given national Designated status
            11. Kensington Palace welcomes Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Mayor
            12. New light cast over Kensington Palace
            13. Major Kensington Palace project approved
            14. Fabric of Cultures
            15. Jaeger to design Kensington Palace staff uniforms
            16. Historic Royal Palaces nears completion of Kensington Palace transformation
            17. HRP to proceed with Kensington Palace project
            18. New exhibits unveiled at the Enchanted Palace
            19. The Enchanted Palace
            20. Victoria 4 Albert animations
        6. Kew Palace press releases and archives
          1. The Meeting of Two Pagodas: Visit of Master Monk of Nanjing to the Great Pagoda at Kew marks milestone in its restoration
          2. House of Fraser to sponsor the restoration of the Great Pagoda at Kew
          3. Educating the Georgians: the passions of the princesses of Kew
          4. Dragons to return to The Great Pagoda at Kew after 200 year hunt
          5. Discover the accomplishments required of a Georgian princess this year at Kew Palace
          6. Discover the unknown George III this year at Kew Palace
          7. Children's Sleepover at Kew Palace
          8. One ticket, four Royal experiences at Kew Gardens
          9. Kew Palace press release archive
            1. Royal Kitchens at Kew uncovered for first time in 200 years
            2. Kew Palace marks King George III’s 250th anniversary
            3. Risqué royal wedding caricatures at Kew Palace
            4. Have an 'eggcellent' Easter and May Bank Holiday weekend at Kew Palace
        7. Hillsborough Castle press releases
          1. £5m National Lottery grant awarded to Hillsborough Castle project
          2. Become a ‘Garden Explorer’ this Easter at Hillsborough Castle
          3. Hillsborough Castle planning application approved
          4. Christmas at the Castle 2016
          5. Ancient burial ground uncovered during archaeological dig at Hillsborough Castle
          6. Historic Royal Palaces and the Garfield Weston Foundation announce a £2million donation for Hillsborough Castle
          7. Castle building, boat racing, stories and more for families this Easter at Hillsborough Castle
          8. Hillsborough Castle receives Heritage Lottery Fund support
          9. Christmas at the Castle 2015
          10. Hillsborough Castle reopens for 2015 with new exhibition
          11. Historic Royal Palaces announces major leadership grant for Hillsborough Castle
          12. Historic Royal Palaces appoints Head of Hillsborough Castle
          13. Historic Royal Palaces takes on Hillsborough Castle
      2. Historic Royal Palaces media guide 2017
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