The National Trust No.1 of this trip: The Vyne in Basingstoke, Hampshire. The Vyne was built in the early 16th century by William Sandys, later Lord Sandys of the Vyne, who was Henry VIII’s Lord Chamberlain. Henry VIII visited the house several times and Elizabeth I was also a visitor (history).
The Tudor Chapel, with its Renaissance glass, is one of the most perfect private chapels in England.
Early 16th century Flemish Majolica tiles in The Chapel (National Trust)
In around 1770, John Chute built the tomb chamber as a memorial to his ancestor Chaloner Chute, a wealthy barrister who later became a Member of Parliament and Speaker of the House, who purchased the house in 1653
Portrait of Lady Frances Howard, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox in the Tapestry Room (National Trust). You can see initials of F.R.L on her handkerchief
Henry VIII’s bathroom
18世紀に流行した「Print room」と呼ばれる部屋。Vyneのものは、当時のprint room中でも最大級。印刷した絵画を切り抜いて、壁に糊付けしてある。