Historic Royal Palaces
Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty
How did Anne Boleyn become queen and why did Henry VIII execute her?
The kitchens have survived, practically untouched
A complex king, diligent and serious, but cruelly labelled ‘mad’
Renaissance Prince or terrible Tudor? Who was the real Henry VIII?
Tried and sentenced to death for high treason
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign