Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire - Formerly the 13th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House is set in glorious grounds & gardens with immaculate spreading lawns & walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River. This charming house, kept in the style of its later Victorian additions, has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538, when Sir Thomas Wriothesley, later 1st Earl of Southampton, bought the Estate after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
Hampton Court Palace. Cardinal Thomas Wolsey took over the site of Hampton Court Palace in 1514. He was Henry VIII's Chief Minister. Henry stayed in the state apartments as Wolsey's guest immediately after their completion in 1525. Wolsey only owned the palace for a few years. In 1528, he gave the palace to Henry as a gift in order to win the King's favor. This was Henry's primary residence. Much of Henry’s Tudor palace can be viewed today and is the only surviving Tudor palace