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Holdenby House
« on: July 21, 2015, 01:28:30 AM »
Stories of the Stuarts: Holdenby House
Holdenby House in Northamptonshire first came to prominence in 1583 when it was built by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor and favourite of Queen Elizabeth I. Holdenby was the largest private house in Elizabethan and was built by Sir Christopher to honour his beloved Queen Elizabeth , even refusing to live in it prior to Good Queen Bess’s first visit.

It was during the era of the House of Stuart that Holdenby House really came in to its own, though not always for great reasons. When Sir Christopher Hatton died just a few years after the completion of Holdenby, the house was bought by Queen Elizabeth’s successor, King James I.
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