Somerset House: The Palace of England’s Queens 1551-1692
by Simon Thurley with contributions by Patricia Croot and Claire Gapper, ed. Ann Saunders and Roger Cline
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There has been no study of Somerset House since that by R.W Needham & A. Webster in 1912. After much research, Simon Thurley’s 2009 reappraisal includes a reproduction of every known depiction of the mansion, as well as specially prepared ground plans and reconstructions – a visual archive of great value both to the academic and those with a general interest in London.