Hampton Court Palace

The robust extravagance of the Royal Family, gives Hampton Court Palace that something, no other palace or castle has – a unique personality of its own. This wonderful royal home evolved from a humble manor in 1515 to the marvellous Hampton Court we see today. Cardinal Wolsey, the most powerful man in England after the…

Con Men in London

Arthur Ferguson, a Scottish conman ‘sold’ Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square to an American tourist for £6,000 in the 1920s. How funny! He also ‘sold’ Buckingham Palace and Big Ben before moving to the US, where he ‘sold’ the White House and the Statue of Liberty! He had said he was a civil servant and the purchasers…