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St Brides Place Bridewell Palace

Plaque: St Brides Place

Inscription

Here stood the palace of Bridewell built by Henry VIII in 1523 and granted by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to house Bridewell Royal Hospital founded by royal charter in the same year. The present building was erected in 1802 and in 1862 the court room of Bridewell Royal Hospital was incorporated therein.

Site: Bridewell Palace (2 memorials)

EC4, New Bridge Street, 14

The original gatehouse together with the keystone form the entrance to the current building.

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St Brides Place

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47334

Bridewell Palace / Prison

Built by Henry VIII, who lived there 1515-23. It deteriorated so that Edward ...

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50920

Bridewell Royal Hospital

Bridewell Palace was given by Edward VI in 1553 to the City of London to hous...

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46784

King Edward VI

Only son of Henry VIII (with Jane Seymour who died 12 days after the birth), ...

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46546

King Henry VIII

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

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St Brides Place

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