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Which kings are buried at Westminster Abbey?

Founded in 960, Westminster Abbey, or the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a mainly Gothic abbey church in the city of Westminster, London. Near the Thames and the Palace of Westminster, it is one of the United Kingdom’s most notable and recognizable religious buildings. A traditional place of coronation and burials for English monarchs, it has been the setting for…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Windsor Castle

Where is it located? Windsor Castle is located in the town of Windsor in Berkshire, England. The site occupies 13 acres of land and features a fortification, a palace and a small town. It is perhaps most recognisable by the castle’s Round Tower. When was it built, and when was it used as a royal residence? The original castle was built during the 11th century after the Norman invasion…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of St James's Palace

Royal Central has taken a look at the history behind the most senior royal palace in the United Kingdom. Read on to learn more about St James’s Palace. Where is it located? St James’s Palace is the oldest royal palace in the United Kingdom and is located on the Mall in the City of Westminster, London. The building is attached to Clarence House, another royal residence and is less…
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Royal Residences: A brief history of Clarence House

Clarence House has been an active royal residence since it was completed in 1827. Learn more about the Queen’s former home here. Where is it located? Clarence House is a British royal residence which is located on The Mall in the City of Westminster, London. The four-storey building is attached to St James’s Palace and is less than a five-minute walk from Buckingham Palace. When…
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