Richmond was founded following Henry VII's building of Richmond Palace in the 16th century, from which the town derives its name. (The palace itself was named after Henry's earldom of Richmond, North Yorkshire.) During this era the town and palace were particularly associated with Elizabeth I, who spent her last days there.
[(Page) 1] AN ACCOUNT OF The old Palace of RICHMOND, in Surrey. THE Palace of Richmond (or West Sheen) was erected by King Henry VIIth, on the Scite of a more antient one, which was accidentally destroyed by Fire on the 21st of December, 1498; the King at that Time residing there.
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Sep 24, 2015 · Elizabeth died childless at Richmond Palace on 24 March 1603. She never named a successor. She never named a successor. However, her chief minister Sir Robert Cecil had corresponded with the Protestant King James VI of Scotland , son of Mary, Queen of Scots, and James’s succession to the English throne was unopposed.
May 26, 1999 · Former Movie Palace Is Named a Landmark. ... now a church but once a rococo palace celebrated for generations as the place to take a date on Saturday night -- was designated a landmark yesterday ...
Jan 15, 2021 · NEW YORK — Philip J. Smith, who rose from box office treasurer at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway to chairman and co-CEO of the theatrical giant Shubert Organization, has died from complications from COVID-19, according to his daughters. He was 89.
Named after her Grand Mothers, Elizabeth was the second child of Henry VIII of England. History of Queen Elizabeth the First of England - MTG Articles Some historians think the beautiful, but wicked, Aelfthryth (c.945-1000) was the first queen of England, while others believe Matilda (c.1102-1167), the daughter of King Henry I, was the first ...
1533 at Greenwich Palace. Named after her Grand Mothers, Elizabeth was the second child of Henry VIII of England. History of Queen Elizabeth the First of England - MTG Articles Some historians think the beautiful, but wicked, Aelfthryth (c.945-1000) was the first queen of
Richmond Bridge is an 18th-century stone arch bridge that crosses the River Thames at Richmond, connecting the two halves of the present-day London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It was designed by James Paine and Kenton Couse.
Visit Catherine Palace, named after Catherine I, the wife of Peter the Great, who ruled Russia for two years after her husband's death. Originally a modest two-storey building commissioned by Peter for Catherine in 1717, the Catherine Palace owes its awesome grandeur to their daughter, Empress Elizabeth, who chose the Tsarskoe Selo estate as ...