Hampton Court is simply breathtaking and is one of my favourite places in London (or should I say Kingston). It may be because I am often a rebel myself – Henry VIII sent his first letter to Rome from this palace threatening to break with the Papacy in 1530.

Hampton Court Seedy Facts

The Palace website has some fascinating facts about the building so I won’t go into too much detail here. But here is another seedy fact: In 1541 it was here that Henry VIII found out about Catherine Howard’s earlier sexual liaisons. They interrogated her and kept her under house arrest in the palace.

Hampton Court Video

I used the music of one of the greatest composers of all times for this video: Georg Friedrich Händel. I know his work quite well, I sort of have a good handle on him!

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