18 November 2009

Homes of Queen Elizabeth I





Elizabeth was born here at Greenwich Palace in 1533



Hatfield House.  Built by Sir Robert Cecil - Elizabeth spent most of her childhood here



This oak tree at Hatfield marks the spot where Elizabeth learned she was now Queen



The Tower of London
Elizabeth lived here for a few weeks during Mary I's reign



Windsor Castle was the main residence of Elizabeth



Another main residence, Hampton Court



Hampton Court - where Elizabeth enjoyed hunting and also where she died in 1603




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6 comments:

Misfit said...

Very very cool. Thanks for sharing.

Beth F said...

Thanks for the tour! I've seen some of these in person, but not all of them.

dolleygurl said...

I think I like Windsor Castle the best. I love this blog because I feel like I know a lot about their homes, but haven't seen pictures.

Arleigh said...

I like that inserted the oak tree :)

Blodeuedd said...

I do love them all too, now where can I get a castle of my own

Rebecca :) said...

Windsor Castle is beautiful. I got to visit The Tower of London on my trip to London in October, but I don't remember hearing anything about Elizabeth I living there.