Place:Woodstock Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England

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NameWoodstock Palace
TypeCastle
Coordinates51.841944°N 1.361667°W
Located inWoodstock, Oxfordshire, England


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Woodstock Palace was a royal residence in the English town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

Henry I of England built a hunting lodge here and in 1129 he built of walls to create the first enclosed park, where lions and leopards were kept. The lodge became a palace under Henry's grandson, Henry II, who spent time here with his mistress, Rosamund Clifford.[1]

Important events that took place at the palace include:

Woodstock Palace was destroyed during the English Civil War, and Blenheim Palace was later built nearby.[1]

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