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Henry VIII. at the Age of Forty-five . . . . . Frontispiece

Great Elm Tree in the Home Park known as the “ Two Sisters,"

or “King Charles's Swing . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Bird's-Eye View of Hampton Court, showing the extent of Wolsey's

Palace . . . . . . . . . ·

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West Front of Wolsey's Palace . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Gable. From Wolsey's West Front . . . . . . . . . .

Entrance to Katharine of Arragon's Rooms . . . . . . . .

The Master Carpenter's Court on the North Side of the First Court

of Wolsey's Palace . ..

Entrance to the North Wing of the Palace, leading to the Offices .

The First Green Court, with the Cupolas restored . . . . .

Arms of Cardinal Wolsey . . . . . . . . . . . .

Cardinal Wolsey's Closet . . . . . . . . . . .

One of Cardinal Wolsey's Rooms . . . . . . . . .
Decorative Frieze in Cardinal Wolsey's Closet . . .

Oriel Window in Wolsey's First Green Court . . . . . . .

Wolsey's oak-panelled Room in the Clock Court . . . . . .

Cardinal Wolsey in Bed . .

Cardinal Wolsey's Arms as Archbishop of York . . .

Cardinal Wolsey . . . : : : : : : :
Wolsey's Low Gallery, on the Ground Floor of the South Range,

in the First Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cardinal Wolsey in Progress. · · · · · · · · · · ·
Seizure of the Cardinal's Goods . . . . . . . . . . . 51

Henry VIII. and Anne Boleyn, sending tokens of Goodwill to the

sick Cardinal . . . . . : :

Lead Water-spout, put up by Henry VIII. . . . . . . . .

Back Court, by the Great Kitchen. .

y the Great Kitchen. . . . . . . . . . .

View of one of the old Offices in Henry VIII.'s Palace . . . .

The Great Kitchen

Entrance to Henry VIII.'s Cellars under the Hall and Great

Watching Chamber . . . . .

Old Lattice Window, with Ventilators of perforated Lead ...

Anne Boleyn's Gateway . . . . . . . . . . .

Anne Boleyn . . . . . . . . .

Exterior of the Great Hall. From the Clock Court.

Great Bay Window on the Daïs in the Great Hall . . . .

The Great Hall. From the Daïs . . . . . . .
Jane Seymour ..

View of the old East Front of Hampton Court Palace, as finished

by Henry VIII. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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The Chapel. . . . . · · · · · · · · · · · 91

Carrying of Prince Edward to the Font . . . . . . . . . 92

The Chapel Doorway . . . . . . . . .

The Clock Court, as it appeared in the reign of Henry VIII. .

The Ghost of Mrs. Penn, Edward VI.'s Nurse.

The Chapel Court, as seen from Prince Edward's (Edward VI.)

Lodgings . . . . . . . . . . .

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View from the River Thames of the old Palace of Hampton Court,

as finished by Henry VIII. . . . . . . . . . .

102

Henry VIII. and his Council . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

The Haunted Gallery . . .

109

Henry VIII.'s Private Stairs in the Clock Court, leading to his

Privy Chamber..

Henry VIII. playing on the Lute; with his jester, Will Somers,

singing · · · ·

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Edward VI. . . . · · · ·

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The Duke of Somerset . . . . .

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Doorway of the Great Gate-house . ..

116

The Great Gate-house, restored . . .

117

Edward VI. and his Council. ..

119

The Prison, so-called, in the Round Kitchen Court . .

121

Philip II. of Spain . . . .

123

View of the Chimneys of the Great Kitchen, Tennis Court Lane . 125

View of Hampton Court Palace from the Thames in the reign of

Queen Mary

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Queen Mary.

“My Lord Robert Dudley's Picture”

ori Didley's Picture "

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Round Kitchen Court . . . : :.:.: ..

Carved Stone on Queen Elizabeth's Window ..

Foot of the Great Hall Stairs . . . .

149

Old Leaden Water-spouts on Queen Elizabeth's Stables

151

The Fish Court · · · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

The Dungeon : : : : : : : : ; . . . . .

Bay Window in the Great Watching Chamber

y Window in the Great Watching Chamber . . . . . .

The Screens in the Great Hall . . . .

Entrance to the Buttery under the Pantry and Great Hall . . .

James I. out Hunting, “ Taking the Assay” . . . . . . .

King James 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197

Charles I. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..

Family of George Villiers, ist Duke of Buckingham. . . . 213

Charles I. and his Queen dining in Public . .

215

View of the North of the Palace in Tennis Court Lane . . . 223

The Old Pond Garden . . . . . . . . . · · · · ·

229

Parapet of the Great Hall as seen from the Roof . . . . .

Mrs. Cromwell, “the Lady Protectress” . . .

247

Old East Front of Hampton Court in the time of Charles II. .. 269

Back Stairs to the Great Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . 279

Bird's-Eye View of Hampton Court in the reign of William III. .

The Old Greenhouse, with an American Agave in flower, and

Queen Mary's Orange Trees · · · · · · · · · 303

Queen Mary's Bower. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

PAGE East Front and Great Fountain Garden .

307 The South Front of William III.'s New Palace . .

309 The Colonnade . . . . .

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311 .

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. The Fountain Court . . .

313 Pediment of a Window in the South Front, surmounted by William

and Mary's Coat-of-Arms . . . . . . . . Screen and Gate of Wrought Iron formerly in the Gardens at

Hampton Court . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The King's Great Staircase. . . . . . . . . . . . . 325 The Flower-Pot Gate . . . . . . . . . . . . .

327 The Maze .: The King's Guard Chamber . . . . . . . . . . . . King William III.'s State Bedchamber . . . . . . . . . “The Rape of the Lock”. . . . . . The Queen's State Bedchamber, showing the Ceiling painted by

Sir James Thornhill in 1716 ...
The Pavilions belonging to the Bowling Green at the end of the

Terrace Walk at Hampton Court . . . . . . . .
View, looking eastward, of the Diagonal Walks in the Great

Fountain Garden in the time of George II. . . . . .
The Pavilion, Hampton Court Park, the Seat of H.R.H. the

Duke of Kent. ..
North-East Angle of the old Palace, with the Gateway into Lady

Mornington's Garden · · · · · · · · · · · " Purr Corner" . . · · · · · · · · · · . . .

391 “The Push" . . . · :,: : ; . . .

401 The House or Home Park and Long Canal . . . . . . .. 403 The Privy Garden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405 View, looking east, of the Long Canal and Great Avenue in the

House or Home Park . . . . . . . . . . . . 407

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