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Henry VIII’s kitchens at Hampton Court

Henry VIII's food factory, preparing up to 1,000 meals a day

The story of Hampton Court Palace

Home of Henry VIII and the Tudor dynasty

Life at the Tudor court

In the Tudor period, a monarch’s home was centre of the nation

Henry VIII

Who was the real Henry VIII?

Henry VIII's children

All three ruled England

Chocolate fit for a king

Where royal chocolate makers prepared this expensive delicacy

Elizabeth I

From Tower prisoner to English Queen

Sophia Duleep Singh

The Indian Princess who fought for women’s rights

Katherine Parr

Henry VIII's last queen: wife, nurse and loving stepmother