The Banqueting House


Following on from the history of Whitehall palace post last week, I thought I would post some of my pictures of the Banqueting Hall, the last remaining part of the old Palace. The Banqueting Hall was built by James I between 1619 and 1622 and is perhaps most famous for being the site of the execution of James’ son, King Charles I, following the English Civil War.







King Charles I
King Charles I


Memorial to execution of Charles I erected near site of scaffold outside Banqueting House
Memorial to the execution of Charles I erected near the site of the scaffold outside Banqueting House

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