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Old Palace Yard from Margaret Street

Old Palace Yard from Margaret Street

Artist and engraver: Malton, T.

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1782

Shelfmark: Ktop XXII

Item number: 16

Genre: Topographical Print

This open space to the South of Westminster Hall is the site of the old palace built for Edward the Confessor. Chaucer had a house here and several important persons were executed here including Guy Fawkes in 1606 and Sir Walter Raleigh in 1618.

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