Antique print of Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex, a royal palace in, Greater London, England, upstream of central London on the River Thames. Redevelopment began to be carried out in 1515 for Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, a favourite of King Henry VIII. In 1529, as Wolsey fell from favour, the King seized the palace for himself and later enlarged it. Antique copper-plate engraving dated in the plate 22 Oct 1784. Size of engraved area approx 5x6ins. .