"on 4 April the King and Queen moved to Hampton Court for Easter"
The Tudor Gatehouse at Hampton Court Palace
GNU Free Documentation LicenseThe Tudor Gatehouse at Hampton Court Palace - Credit: Richard James Lander 1 June 2004

A royal palace in Richmond, London, Hampton Court Palace has not been resided in by a British monarch since the 18th century.  Originally built for Cardinal Wolsey when he was at the height of his powers (c 1515), it passed to Henry in 1529, when Wolsey realised he was in danger of falling from Henry's favour.


Today, the palace is open to the public, and although parts of the Tudor building are still standing, such as the gatehouse (Anne Boleyn's Gate) with its astrological clock, the palace has been added to over the years.