Another special venue in which to experience music is the amazing Tudor chapel at Hampton Court Palace. Sitting gazing at the stunning celestial blue ceiling, peppered with gold stars, is like looking up into the heavens. This has been an inspirational place since Henry VIII was on the throne. See the nearby deer park, walk by the Thames and in the gardens, lose yourself in the maze, see the Real Tennis Court, but most of all, attend evensong in the chapel, to experience its special…
WRITING PROMPT: You are heir to the throne, prince(ss) of a medium sized nation of this world. Your parents died too early and everyone is ready to exploit your inexperience, your enemies are ready to tear the kingdom apart, your advisers ready to use you as a puppet. It's time to establish dominance.
Framlingham Castle, Suffolk, England. Henry VIII's daughter Mary sheltered at Framlingham during the attempt, in 1553 to put Lady Jane Grey on the throne. Later, as Queen Mary she visited the castle with her husband King Philip of Spain
Catherine of Aragon – childhood and betrothal to Arthur, prince of Wales
Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, heir to the throne of England, son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, brother of Mary, Margaret, and Henry VIII. Married to Catherine of Aragon in 1501, died in 1502 aged just 15.