The Fallen Angel with Tracy Borman

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When

Postponed


Ticketing information

£22.50, including refreshments

Please note, this event has been postponed. New date to be announced soon.

We will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets with further information. 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

The Fallen Angel is the highly anticipated final instalment of Historic Royal Palaces' Joint Chief Curator Tracy Borman's King's Witch trilogy. It follows the continuing fortunes of Frances Gorges, a noblewoman living at King James' court under suspicion of witchcraft and involvement in the Gunpowder Plot. But now in these later years of the reign, she and her family face a new threat in the form of the King's great favourite, George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. Villiers is a young man with the face of an angel and the cunning heart of a devil. 

In this illustrated talk, Tracy Borman will tell of the real history and places that inspired her latest novel, including the Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace. In so doing she will take us into the dark, dangerous and often depraved world of the Stuart court and reveal the ruthless and charismatic man who bought England and it's King to the brink of destruction. 

SOLD OUT Regimental guards surround the Chief Yeoman Warder as they stand outside the Bloody Tower in the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London
Highlights Tours and talks

Be part of this ancient tradition, which has taken place every night for at least 700 years in the Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London.

Cancelled until further notice

Tower of London

21:30-22:05

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

The Pond Gardens, looking north. Summer bedding is displayed in the flower beds.
Things to see

Discover the sunken gardens created for Henry VIII and transformed by Mary II.

Daily

Hampton Court Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Exterior of Banqueting House with Whitehall in the foreground under a blue, partially cloudy sky
Things to see

Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.

Open daily

Banqueting House

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Fron cover of book showing exterior of Kensington Palace.

Kensington Palace Art, Architecture and Society

Travel behind the scenes at Kensington Palace and discover the stories of generations of the British royal family. Kensington Palace is renowned for its architecture, stunning interiors, world renowned collections and its royal residents.

£55.00

Beefeater teddy bear - teddy bear dressed in the red uniform of the Tower of London Yeoman.

Beefeater teddy bear

This 'Beefeater' bear is splendidly dressed in a Yeoman Warder uniform, standing ready to guard the Tower of London.

14.99

Lifestyle:  Swarovski pearl and amethyst silver crown brooch (30169174).  Swarovski pearl silver crown brooch (30169174) embellished with Swarovski pearls and crystals.

Shop crown jewels gifts

The Crown Jewels reside at the Tower of London and are worn by British kings and queens on their coronations and royal occasions. Our magnificent Crown Jewels collection make the perfect souvenir.

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