Secret London: Greenwich
Little Known Facts about Greenwich
King Henry VIII was born in Greenwich on 28 June 1491 at the Palace of Placentia that once stood on the site of the Old Royal Naval College.
Greenwich Mean Time Astronomer Royal Sir George Airy lived in the White House, Crooms Hill.
The second wedding in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral was shot in the chapel in the Old Royal Naval College.
Shakespeare performed two comedies in front of Elizabeth I at Greenwich Palace, and it is believed that he rehearsed his plays in Greenwich.
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