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Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2012 (Part 1)

September 9, 2012

Cardinal Wolsey started Hampton Court Palace in 1514, but when he fell out of favour it fell into the hands of King Henry VIII. It has had many changes by successive monarchs, but no member of the Royal Family has lived there since the 18th century. It is now a Historic Royal Palace and receives no government funding for its upkeep at all. Aside from the flower show, the Palace's own gardens are superb and the Tudor garden is a must.

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Name: Doris Klene
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Sep 9, 2012 6:55 AM CST
And a real joy looking at them, and the flowers are always so beautiful. Thank you for posting for all to see.
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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Sep 9, 2012 7:16 AM CST
Just so special.Thank you.
Name: Neil
London\Kent Border
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Sep 9, 2012 7:39 AM CST
Dear Ladies, thank you for your most kind comments. Doris you know about Hampton Court, but to some it may just be a little treat to see it!
Hope you will join me in Part 2 and 3.
Regards to you both from England, and one hopes you are well?
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