Image
HRP255
Site
Whitehall Palace
Creator
Stephen Conlin
Role
Creator 2
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Object date
2008
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Measurements
375 x 505mm
Copyright
Crown copyright: Historic Royal Palaces
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HRP255

'Reconstruction aerial view of Whitehall (York Place) in 1530s'

Reconstruction of York Place, Whitehall in 1530

York Place was the London residence of the Archbishops of York. It was confiscated from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey by King Henry VIII in 1530 and renamed Whitehall. This drawing shows York Place at its largest extent, on the eve of Wolsey's fall