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Royal Palace at Woodstock - After two months of terror at the Tower of London Elizabeth was finally released. She was placed under the equivalent of 'house arrest' at the Royal residence at Woodstock. Her 'jailor' was to be Sir Henry Bedingfield.  She believed she was still in mortal danger. She stopped at Richmond Palace on the way to Woodstock and called her few servants to pray with her. She was convinced that she was going to die that night.

Royal Palace at Woodstock. After two months in the Tower of London, Elizabeth was released and placed under the equivalent of 'house arrest' at the Royal residence at Woodstock, under the care of Sir Henry Bedingfield.

Henry Carey, Husband of Mary Boleyn, Brother in law of Anne Boleyn    		Carey died of the sweating sickness in the same outbreak that nearly  killed Anne Boleyn.

William Carey, Husband of Mary Boleyn, Brother in law of Anne Boleyn Carey died of the sweating sickness in the same outbreak that nearly killed Anne Boleyn.

The Palace of Whitehall. In 1530, King Henry VIII acquired York Palace from…

Detail from Whitehall Palace showing the Banqueting House- In King Henry VIII acquired York Palace from Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. Henry renamed it Whitehall Palace. The Palace replaced Westminster Palace as Henry's main London residence.

Richmond Palace Gate House

Old Palace Gatehouse (English Historical Fiction Authors: The Lost Palace of Richmond)

'The Queen Elizabeth Oak' in Greenwich Park. According to tradition, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn used to come to this tree.   Photo by Lara E. Eakins

Queen Elizabeth’s Oak. Greenwich Park, London, popular tradition says that Henry VIII pursued Anne Boleyn under its branches

Edward VI's diary-Edward VI reveals here that he and his sister Elizabeth learnt of their father Henry VIII’s death from his uncle Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, at Elizabeth’s Enfield residence on 30 January 1547.

House of Tudor - Edward VI’s diary - Edward VI reveals here that he and his sister Elizabeth learnt of their father Henry VIII’s death from his uncle Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, at Elizabeth’s Enfield residence on 30 January

Queen Elizabeth I

Sudeley Castle, Queen Elizabeth I window

Sudeley Castle, Queen Elizabeth I window—The Castle was once home to Queen Katherine Parr, the last and surviving wife of King Henry VIII. (via Sudeley Castle, Queen Elizabeth I window « Photo Maestro)

The White Tower: Tower of London. Scene of bloody deeds during the Peasants' Revolt

Sometime between the end of March and the beginning of May, Eleanor left Poitiers but was arrested and sent to the King at Rouen. The King did not announce the arrest publicly; for the next year, the Queen's whereabouts were unknown. On 8 July 1174, Henry and Eleanor took ship for England from Barfleur. As soon as they disembarked at Southampton, Eleanor was taken either to Winchester Castle or Sarum Castle and held there.

Winchester Castle is a medieval building in Hampshire, England. It was founded in Only the Great Hall still stands. - The Great Hall, built by Henry III between Henry III was born at Winchester Castle

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