Person    | Male  Born 1491  Died 1547

King Henry VIII

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Son of Henry VII. Born Born Greenwich Palace, as the spare, not the heir but his brother Arthur predeceased him and their father, aged 15, but not before marrying Catherine of Aragon, who later in 1509 was crowned with Henry as his (first) queen. 6 wives. Father of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I.

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King Henry VIII

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49 Bankside

Here lived Sir Christopher Wren during the building of St Pauls Cathedral. He...

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Black Friar pub

The plaque is a perfectly nice pub plaque but the pub is adorned with many lo...

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Drapers' Hall

Drapers' Hall On this site, once part of the Augustine Priory, Thomas Cromwel...

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Forest Hill mural

{Panel 1:} A Brief Local History In medieval times this area was known as The...

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Greenwich Palace

The plaque was unveiled to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Queen Elizabe...

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17 Bruton Street

17 Bruton Street

The London home of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore from 1920. The house from which their daughter married the Duke of York (the future King George VI) and the house to which the couple moved ju...

Building, Royalty

1 memorial
King Henry V

King Henry V

King of England. Born in Monmouth. He ruled from 1413 until his sudden death. Famously remembered for his victory against the French at the Battle of Agincourt.

Person, Royalty, France, Wales

1 memorial
Bridewell Palace / Prison

Bridewell Palace / Prison

Built by Henry VIII, who lived there 1515-23. It deteriorated so that Edward VI gave it to the City of London who then used it as a prison, hospital (actually school) and workrooms. "Bridewell" was...

Building, Architecture, Law, Royalty

2 memorials
King Edward VII

King Edward VII

Reigned: 1901 - 1910. Born and died at Buckingham Palace. Victoria's eldest son, born as Prince Albert and known as Bertie in the family, he took the name Edward when he became king, aged almost 60...

Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous

43 memorials
The Royal Parks

The Royal Parks

Manages 8 major Royal Parks covering 5,000 acres:  Bushy Park (with the Longford River), The Green Park, Greenwich Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, The Regent's Park (and Primrose Hill), Richmo...

Group, Gardens / Agriculture, Royalty

9 memorials