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'The ancient palace at Greenwich called Placentia, the birthplace of Queen Elizabeth'

'The ancient palace at Greenwich called Placentia, the birthplace of Queen Elizabeth'
'The ancient palace at Greenwich called Placentia, the birthplace of Queen Elizabeth'
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU2171
Description: Elizabeth I was born at the Palace of Greenwich in 1533. Despite the title of the print, the Tudors no longer called the palace by its former name of Placentia, which Henry VII rebuilt from about 1500.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 18th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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