Historic Royal Palaces
For over 600 years, the Tower housed a menagerie of exotic wild animals
Was Elizabeth’s 44-year reign really a ‘golden era’ of English history?
A priceless collection used to crown the kings and queens of England
The life and death of Henry VIII’s 'most faithful servant'
Henry VIII's historic meeting with his great rival François I in 1520 was a defining point in his reign
Murdered or survived – what happened to Edward and his younger brother Richard?
Generous, scholarly James and his cultured wife
A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer histories in our palaces