Elizabeth 1, Nonsuch Palace and Diana Part 2

Elizabeth 1, Nonsuch Palace an...

Many of you will have watched my presentation on the portrait of Queen Elizabeth which hangs in Hampton Court Palace. I will start with a brief summary to remind you of some of the important points. The artist was Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger who also painted the Rainbow portrait, both around 1600. The subject is [&he....
Elizabeth 1 and Nonsuch Palace – Part 1

Elizabeth 1 and Nonsuch Palace...

  The Privy garden On the eastern side of the building were the kitchens, built alongside the main structure. The palace was set in the Privy garden which wrapped around it on three sides. This in turn had a 14ft brick wall, enclosing the space. The gardens were set out in an Italianate manner probably […]....