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December 23 – Elizabeth I moves from Somerset House to Whitehall Palace

On this day in Tudor history, 23rd December 1558, Elizabeth I moved from Somerset House to Whitehall Palace, which became her principal residence.

Elizabeth had become queen on 17th November 1558. She was the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, who had married at Whitehall in January 1533.

Find out more about Whitehall Palace, and also Somerset Place, the property Elizabeth left...

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December 23 – Elizabeth I moves from Somerset House to Whitehall Palace