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Greenwich Palace George II statue at Greenwich & Greenwich Palace

Plaque: Greenwich Palace

Erection date: 18/8/2003


{Around the outside:}
On this site stood the Tudor Palace of Greenwich built by King Henry VII.

{At the centre:}
Birthplace of King Henry VIII in 1491 and his daughters Queen Mary I in 1516 and Queen Elizabeth I in 1533.

The plaque was unveiled to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's birth. It is positioned directly above the foundations of the main Palace range.

Site: George II statue at Greenwich & Greenwich Palace (2 memorials)

SE10, Old Royal Naval College, Grand Square

The Greenwich Palace plaque is laid into the path leading to the statue from the riverside path, about where the man in the stripy top is standing.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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Information Subjects commemorated

Greenwich Palace / Palace of Placentia

The palace was built, as Bella Court, by Humphrey Duke of Gloucester, regent ...

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Queen Elizabeth I

Daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Born Greenwich Palace.  Succeede...

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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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King Henry VII

Reigned: 1485 - 1509. Buried Westminster Abbey.

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Queen Mary I

Born at Greenwich Palace. Daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Greenwich Palace

Information Also at this site

George II statue at Greenwich

This statue is made of a single piece of marble weighing 11 tons. As was the ...

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