Category Archives: Tudor

Clock on the St. James Palace Gatehouse

St. James Palace was the residence of Kings and Queens of England for over 300 years, until Queen Victoria’s reign. The palace itself, built between 1531-1536 by Henry VIII, is no longer used as the reigning sovereign’s home, but contains … Continue reading

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Morton’s Gatehouse, Lambeth Palace

In Survey of London: Volume 23, Lambeth: South Bank and Vauxhall (Roberts, H., & Godfrey, W. H., Eds. (1951). Lambeth Palace, 81-103.), British History Online provided access to the history of ‘The Gateway or Morton’s Tower’, built 1490-1495 by John Morton, Archbishop of … Continue reading

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