Phoebe D Fregoso
- Southern California
Praise you Lord for our struggles, so we may grow. Praise you Lord for the joy you bring, so we may glorify you! Thank you Lord for the rainbows & the rain. ღ
Hampton Court Palace. Cardinal Thomas Wolsey took over the site of Hampton Court Palace in 1514. He was Henry VIII's Chief Minister. Henry stayed in the state apartments as Wolsey's guest immediately after their completion in 1525. Wolsey only owned the palace for a few years. In 1528, he gave the palace to Henry as a gift in order to win the King's favor. This was Henry's primary residence. Much of Henry’s Tudor palace can be viewed today and is the only surviving Tudor palace
Elizabeth Amadas (died 1532) was a lady at the royal court of King Henry VIII of England who was accused of treason. She had described Anne Boleyn as a harlot, and said that she should be burnt. She also said that the King, by setting aside Katherine of Aragon for a younger woman, was encouraging the men of England to do the same. She later was released but didn´t recover her position at court. She was also the target of the Kings relentless advances, but never stated if she gave in.
Henry the VIII's room at Hampton Court | The ghost of one of Henry VIII's wives, Katherine Howard, is supposed to appear in this area, The Haunted Gallery near the Chapel Royal. She escaped her apartments where she was being held captive for crimes of treason, and fled to meet Henry when he emerged from the Chapel, pleading for mercy.
Inside the Great Watching Chamber - Hampton Court Palace, UK The Great Watching Chamber was originally the first of Henry VIII's state rooms and was used for entertaining those members of the court who had attained the status of baron or above. Pictured: part of a huge tapestry on one of the walls
This document shows the young crowned Henry VIII enthroned under the Tudor rose with orb and sceptre. The image might have been a stock one that had previously been deployed for Henry VII and adapted once Henry VIII came to the throne. This is one of several surviving images of the young Henry where he is clean shaven. It is alleged that Catherine of Aragon implored Henry to shave on a daily basis, but history does not reveal whether he agreed to her request.
Jasper Tudor son of Owen Tudor and Katherine of Valois (widow of Henry V) and half brother of Henry VI. Brother of Edmund Tudor (father of the future Henry VII). Jasper played a major role on behalf of the Lancastians in the Wars of the Roses and was with his nephew Henry Tudor in exile in Brittany. He married during Henry VII's reign, but had no legitimate heir.