Sunday, 24 March 2013

Palace of the Tudors

This is how Hampton Court Palace look when Henry VIII inhabited it - the outlines indicates rooms that the King would add to the Palace. Since the room was occupied by William III who renovated the Renaissance palace it is not much of the Tudor palace that remains but there are still few elements that stands as a testimony to the time of the Tudors.

To see the badges of Henry's six wives click here.

Pale Blue Section - Official Rooms :
  1. The Great Chamber
  2. Clock Tower
  3. Great Hall
  4. The Dais 
  5. Horn Room
  6. The Haunted Gallery
  7. Council Chamber
  8. Royal Pew or Closet
Pale Turquoise - Henry VIII's Room:
  1. Great Watching Chamber
  2. Presence Chamber
  3. - 6. Withdrawing Chambers
Pale Purple - Cardinal Wolsey's Rooms

Dark Green Section - Prince Edward's Lodgings

Pale Green Section - Guest Lodgings:

Pale Yellow Section - Double Lodgings:

Pale Orange Section - Kitchens:
  1. Great Fish Kitchen
  2. One of the Great Kitchens
  3. Upper part of the Privy Kitchen
  4. Pantry
Pale Pink Section - Galleries

Pale Grey Section - Chapel

Beige Section - Offices

Fuchsia Section - Sunday Lodgings

Lavender Section - Others:
  1. Mrs. Penn's Rooms 
  2. Unknown
  3. Unknown
  4. The Screens
  5. Possibly a continuance of the kitchens
  6. Page's Chamber
  7. Organ's House
  8. Unknown
  9. Possibly a continuance of the Lodgings of Prince Edward
  10. Bowling Alley
White sections - Courtyards & Gateways:
  1. Lord Chamberlain's Court
  2. The Master Carpenter's Court
  3. Fish Court
  4. Back Court
  5. First or Base Court
  6. Anne Boleyn's Gateway
  7. Clock Court
  8. Cloister Green Court (sometimes referred to as the Fountain Court)
  9. Round Kitchen's Court
  10. Courtyard
  11. Chapel Court
  12. Courtyard
  13. Courtyard
  14. Minor Courtyard
  15. Courtyard at Mrs. Penn's Rooms
  16. Bridge
  17. Vestry Court
Striped Section - New Lodgings

Close-up section of the New Lodgings - many built by Henry VIII (this part also features certain rooms that were there before but is now linked to the new rooms)

Pale Yellow Section - Henry VIII's new rooms:
  1. The King's Staircase
  2. King's Guard's Chamber
  3. King's First Presence Chamber
  4. King's Second Presence Chamber
  5. Audience Chamber
  6. King's Drawing Room
  7. King's Dressing Room
  8. King's Writing Closet
Pale Pink Section - the Queen's new rooms:
  1. Queen's Gallery
  2. Queen's Bedroom
  3. Queen's Drawing Room
  4. Queen's Audience Chamber
  5. Queen's Private Chapel
  6. Queen's Bathing Closet
  7. Queen's Private Dining Room
  8. Queen's Private Dressing Room
  9. Queen's Staircase
  10. Queen's Guards' Chamber
  11. Queen's Presence Chamber
Pale Blue Section - State Apartments/Diverse:
  1. Queen Mary's Closet
  2. Public Dining Room
  3. Cartoon Gallery
  4. Communication Gallery
  5. Cumberland Suite
  6. Haunted Gallery
  7. Royal Pew
  8. Chapel Royal
Pale Green Section - Prince of Wales' Apartments:
  1. Prince of Wales' Presence Chamber
  2. Prince of Wales' Drawing Room
  3. Prince of Wales' Bedroom
  4. Prince of Wales' Staircase
Pale Purple Section - Other Chambers:
  1. William III's State Bedroom
  2. George II's Dressing Room
  3. George II's Private Chamber
Pale Turquoise Section - Wolsey's Apartments:
  1. Wolsey's Rooms
  2. Wolsey's Closet
  3. Wolsey's Kitchen

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