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|County||Greater London (1 castle)||Categories|
|Remains||Very litte if any at all||Access||Only open at certain times|
|Location||51.47694,0||Directions||Directions via Google Maps|
|Greater London (1 castle)|
|Very litte if any at all|
|Only open at certain times|
|Directions via Google Maps|
Humphrey, the Duke of Gloucester began the construction of the Greenwich estate which would become the important Tudor residence.
The future king of England Henry VIII was born at Greenwich Palace. He was the third child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
King Henry VIII married Catherine of Aragon at Greenwich Palace.
King Henry VIII held a jousting tournament at Greenwich Palace.
Princess Mary, the younger sister of Henry VIII, married Charles Brandon, the Duke of Suffolk at Greenwich. Henry VIII gave full consent to the marriage.
At Greenwich a treaty was signed by the Scots and King Henry VIII swearing firstly peace between the two nations and secondly the agreement that Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, should marry Henry's son Edward. Although these two treaties were initially agreed they had been rejected by the Scots by the end of the year.
King Edward VI died at Greenwich Palace as the age of 15.