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The Rubens ceiling

The crowning glory of the Banqueting House

James I and Anne of Denmark

Generous, scholarly James and his cultured wife

The execution of Charles I

Tried and sentenced to death for high treason

The Whitehall fire of 1698

The terrible fire that destroyed one of Europe’s finest palaces

The masque

A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment

The story of Banqueting House

Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution