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A wharf was added in the next century - much of this original architecture still exists.
It was very much seen as a place of refuge for the Royal family in a time when the rules of engagement and the lines of succession were being worked out.
A succession of later Kings and Queens transformed the Palace according to their tastes too, which accounts for the diverse styles.
James I used Hampton Court for its excellent hunting in the park. For more on that matter read the well-written but smutty poetry of Rochester.
During the reign of Charles II the Tower became more of an armoury and houses many fine pieces as well as the Crown Jewels.The classic rape of a historic centre took place in Cambridge, where town councellors, hubris inflated by the University's conservatism, set about the destruction of the medieaval Petty Cury area, erecting a giant and ugly shopping centre.The destruction continued when the Duke of Westminster destroyed the Victorian area of 'The Kite' (the University's choice of a development site) erecting a truly monstrous shopping Mall.Wolsey also didn't finish Cardinal College Oxford, which became Christchurch - there you can still see the foundations of the colonnade which would have made Tom Quad the finest in Europe.Henry rebuilt the Hampton Court after his own tastes and entertained all six wives here, some making a brief visit, en route for the scaffold.