Henry VIII was the original Brand Image Maintenance icon if ever there was one. If you saw the recent documentary on Hampton Court Palace, you might have thought that it was the start of a Tudor Grand Designs series. Henry VIII had over 50 palaces by the end of his reign during which he embarked on a never-seen-before campaign of courtly magnificence and splendor.
Henry VIII’s palaces made bold statements. Go to Hampton Court and be in awe of the intricate designs of the many chimneys that dominate the palace roof tops.