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Henry VIII statue Henry VIII entrance to St Bartholomew's Hospital

Statue: Henry VIII statue

Erection date: 1702

This is apparently the only statue of King Henry the VIII on public display in London It was erected in this new gatehouse in 1702 to acknowledge that in 1546 Henry granted St Bartholomew's to the City of London.

Site: Henry VIII entrance to St Bartholomew's Hospital (2 memorials)

EC1, West Smithfield, St Bartholomew's Hospital

The two figures on the broken pediment represent lameness and sickness.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Henry VIII statue

Information Subjects commemorated

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King Henry VIII

Son of Henry VII. Born Born Greenwich Palace, as the spare, not the heir but ...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Henry VIII statue

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Francis Bird

Sculptor. Born in the parish of St Martin-in-the-Fields. Much admired in his ...

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Henry VIII statue

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St Bartholomew's Hospital - founding

{The cornice above the arch reads:} St Bartholomew's Hospital, founded by Ra...

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