Greenwich Palace

Learn about the history of Greenwich Palace, birthplace of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Mary I, and its medieval history. Read more

Henry VIII

Henry VIII held his court at Greenwich Palace, where he enjoyed jousting, inspecting his fleet, and arresting his wives. Read more

Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I was fond of Greenwich Palace, today the site of the Old Royal Naval College which became her principal summer residence “for the delightfulness of its situation”. Read more