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Whitehall Palace (London, England)

LC control 98007433
Corporate name headingWhitehall Palace (London, England)
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Variant(s)York Palace (London, England)
See alsoPalaces--England
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Found inWork cat.: 98-43739: Thurley, S. Whitehall Palace, 1999: CIP galley (called York Palace from 1240-1529, it was the largest & most important residence in London before being renamed Whitehall Palace and becoming the residence of the British monarchy from 1529 to 1698, when fire destroyed the majority of the building)
Old catalog heading (Whitehall Palace)
Blue guide, London (Whitehall Palace: originated in a mansion purchased by Walter de Grey, Archbishop of London, in 1240, which for nearly 300 yrs. became the residence of his successors and was known as York Palace; became a royal palace in 1529 when Henry VIII seized the property and renamed it Whitehall Palace; accidentally burned to the ground in 1698 and the royal residence was transferred to St. James's Palace)