Monday, June 15, 2009

Acton Court opens to public

A house where Henry VIII once stayed is now open to the public.

"The house offers rare examples of 16th century royal décor as the west wing was added in 1535 to welcome the king and his second wife Anne Boleyn.

It was lavishly decorated to show that the owners of Acton Court, the Poyntz family, were loyal to the king. Henry’s own en suite garderobe is still on public display."

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the Tudor site!!! Awesome info!

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