Whatever you make of him, there’s no denying that Henry VIII is one of British history’s most famous kings. Known for his multiple marriages, fiery temper and lavish lifestyle, he had an intriguing personality that still fascinates people more than 450 years after his death. Ideal for little ones learning about the Tudors or medieval Britain, we’ve compiled some bite-size facts about the king and his favourite residence – Hampton Court Palace – as well as the stone beasts that guard the Moat Bridge.
THE ROYAL TUDOR BEASTS
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