London – Whitehall & Banqueting House

A couple of shots from Central London that I took on the iPhone.

Outside Horseguard’s Parade

Horseguard’s Parade is off Whitehall, opposite Banqueting House, from the windows of which Charles I walked onto the scaffold, before he was beheaded.  The picture above is the roof of Banqueting House today.

When visited: September 2016

One thought on “London – Whitehall & Banqueting House

  1. I am not normally a huge fan of Peter Paul Rubens. But these ceiling paintings were a] huge and b] commissioned by King Charles I. If Rubens was sent over to Britain as an agent of the Spanish King Philip IV, it was a brilliant move. Even more brilliantly, the ceiling paintings survived in situ.

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