King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in the afternoon sun

Exterior of Horse Guards parade in the afternoon sun

Here is the site of King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in central London. The area is called Horse Guards today. Such history, think of the jousting tournaments it has seen.  The tiltyard could seat 12,000 people and was a focus of London life in medieval times. It’s now set to the backdrop of more recent 1750’s buildings by William Kent – and today, basking in the (blowy) afternoon sun!

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