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Hampton_Court_Palace_Booklet - Hampton Court Palace Badges...

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Unformatted text preview: Hampton Court Palace Badges and heraldry The most obvious traces of Henry and his family can be seen in the symbols around the palace. At a time when few people could read, these coats of arms and badges (simple signs) were used to symbolise families. Lady Bankes Junior School Year 5 Hampton Court Palace trip 28.03.07 1 See if you can find these badges around Hampton Court, and write down where you saw it: Base Court Look at Anne Boleyns Gateway. What do the letters A and H stand for? _________________________________________________________________ Lady Bankes Junior School Year 5 Hampton Court Palace trip 28.03.07 2 The Falcon - Anne Boleyns badge The pomegranate - Catherine of Aragons badge Fleur de lys - Badge of France Three white feathers - Prince Edward VIs badge Initials of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn A cardinals hat - Wolseys badge A phoenix and castle Jane Seymours badge Crossed keys Wolseys badge as Archbishop of York Why do you think that there is only a small amount of evidence for Anne Boleyn in the palace? __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ How many lodgings, where guests would sleep, are there around Base Court? (estimate by counting the number of windows on the ground floor and first floor) Do you think the guests would be comfortable? (Give your reasons) __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________ What sort of facilities/things do you think they would have in their room?What sort of facilities/things do you think they would have in their room?...
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