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Drapers' Hall Drapers' Hall

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Drapers' Hall


Drapers' Hall
On this site, once part of the Augustine Priory, Thomas Cromwell built his palace and in 1536 plotted the downfall of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII. After his execution in 1540 Cromwell's property was purchased by the Guild of Drapers for their Hall. Rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 it was partially destroyed, again by fire, in 1772. with 19th century alterations it remains the Hall and offices of the Worshipful Company of Drapers.

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EC2, Throgmorton Avenue

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Great Fire of London

Started on a Sunday morning. After 4 days the destruction included: - an area...

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Anne Boleyn

Second wife of Henry VIII and so Queen of England, 1533 to 1536.  Though marr...

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Thomas Cromwell

Born Putney. Executed on Tower Hill by order of Henry VIII, while Henry marri...

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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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