Episode 58: Greenwich Palace and Hospital
Greenwich has some of the finest architecture in London. Join tour guides Hazel and Ian as they discuss how Greenwich Palace became Greenwich Hospital. We cover the Tudors and Stewarts and how the British Monarchy created a different identity to that of their counterparts in France.
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What we discussed:
- Master architects of the day who worked on Greenwich
- The influences which created such an iconic set of buildings
- How Greenwich Palace became Greenwich Hospital and the considerations the new monarchy, after the Glorious Revolution, took into account for their new building designs.
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