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Palace of Placentia

English royal palace at Greenwich
The Palace of Placentia, after a 17th-century drawing

The Palace of Placentia was an English Royal Palace built by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester in 1447, in Greenwich, on the banks of the River Thames, downstream from London. It was the place of the birth of Elizabeth I in 1533. The Palace was demolished in the seventeenth century .

Coordinates: 51°28′56″N 0°00′24″W / 51.48222°N 0.00667°W / 51.48222; -0.00667