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Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

by Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

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Published by H.M.S.O in (London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination20 p., plates ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21426708M

The book details the evolution of the main buildings of the Hospital (later the Royal Naval College and now the University of Greenwich), from the design and building stages overseen by Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor, through the later contributions of Thomas Ripley, James Stuart, Benjamin West, and Joseph Kay. The Royal Hospital for Seamen founded at Greenwich by King William III and Queen Mary II. The charter specified that out of the funds provision was to be made for ‘the maintenance and education of the children of Seamen happening to be slain or disabled in the Service of the Royal Navy’. By Bernard de Neumann The City University, London A Brief History of The Royal Hospital School. The origins of the school reside in King William’s and Queen Mary’s Royal Charter of 25 October to erect and found an Hospital within Our Mannor of East Greenwich in Our County of Kent for the reliefe and support of Seamen serving on board the Shipps or Vessells belonging to the Navy Royall. An historical account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical works of.

This was eventually established at Greenwich by his daughter Mary II, who in – commissioned Christopher Wren to design the Royal Hospital for Seamen (now the Old Royal Naval College). The work was begun under her widower William III in and completed by Hawksmoor. The Royal Hospital for Seamen (later known as the Greenwich Hospital) was founded by Royal Charter on 25 October William III granted the charter to honour his late wife Queen Mary’s wishes following her death that year. The Hospital was designed by Christopher Wren. Nicholas Hawksmoor was the Site Architect on the project. In the summer of , I was asked to do a capriccio painting of significant buildings in Greenwich. To get my interest, I was given a book written by John Bold on the history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, always one of my favourite places. I think it was probably the first place I visited when I came to England in Emanuel Hospital., 9 books Christ's Hospital (London, England), 5 books Royal Hospital (Chelsea, England), 4 books St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England), 3 books Hospital for Sick Children., 3 books William Munk, 2 books Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2 books St. Thomas's Hospital (London, England)., 2 books Royal Hospital for.

A Description of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, at Greenwich; With a Short Account of the Establishment; The Chest at Greenwich; And the Royal Naval Asylum. [By John Cooke and John Maule.] by Anonymous, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Royal Hospital for Seamen, Greenwich, was established by Royal Charter in and from also incorporated a naval school. Along with presentations and discussion with expert speakers, the day includes: A tour of the Chapel at the Old Royal Naval College, formerly the place of worship for the inhabitants of the Royal Hospital for Seamen. An Act for the more effectually securing to the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, all such forfeited and unclaimed Shares of Prize and Bounty Money as shall arise from or in respect of any Prizes to be condemned and sold in His Majesty's Dominions.   The buildings were originally constructed to serve as the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, which was designed by Christopher Wren and built between and The hospital closed in Between and it was the Royal Navel College.


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The Royal Hospital for Seamen was more akin to an almshouse or retirement home than a hospital. Medical provision was limited and seamen suffering from serious ailments or requiring amputations were often sent to other London hospitals.

Find out about the Greenwich Pensioners who lived at. The former Royal Hospital for Seamen, the Queen’s House, and Greenwich Park—one of the most Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

book prized ensembles in European architecture and landscape—today comprise the centerpiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. The plates show: 'A Perspective View of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, taken from the River Thames' (folding frontis.); 'Elevation of the East front of the Infirmary' (facing p.

); 'Elevation of the East front of the Boys School and Dormitory' (facing p. ); 'A View of the Ancient Royal Palace, call'd Placentia, in East. Then followed the pensioners of Greenwich Hospital and the seamen of Lord Nelson's ship, the Victory, a deputation from the Common Council of London, and a long train of mourning coaches, including those of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

book family, the chief officers of state, and all the principal nobility of the kingdom. Also called the Royal Hospital for Seamen in Greenwich, it was a home for Greenwich pensioners, established inand although closed at Greenwich in still Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich.

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Built on the site of Greenwich Palace, this extraordinary building, designed by esteemed architect Sir Christopher Wren, has seen life as both a Royal Hospital and a Royal Naval College.

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Internet Archive BookReader An historical account of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich. Greenwich (/ ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ tʃ / GREN-itch, / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ dʒ / GRIN-ij, / ˈ ɡ r ɪ n ɪ tʃ / GRIN-itch, or / ˈ ɡ r ɛ n ɪ dʒ / GREN-ij) is an area of South East London, England, centred miles ( km) east-southeast of Charing is within the Royal Borough of Greenwich, to which it lends its ically it was in the county of Kent for hundreds of years, then the.

Greenwich: an architectural history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House / John Bold with contributions by Peter Guillery.

The strong naval connections began in with the establishment of the Royal Hospital for Seamen, subsequently the Royal Naval College, and with the role of the Royal Observatory in advancing navigation and astronomy from the s.

the adjoining buildings converted as premises for the new National Maritime Museum. Greenwich Hospital and. The origins of the Greenwich Hospital School can be found in a Royal Charter. King William III founded the Royal Hospital for Seamen, as it was then known, at Greenwich inin memory of his co-monarch and wife Queen Mary II.

Book; Greenwich: an architectural history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House. Bold, J.A. Greenwich: an architectural history of the Royal Hospital for Seamen and the Queen's House. Yale University by: 4.

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Saved in: Bye-laws, rules, orders, and directions, for the better government of His Majesty's Royal hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, made and confirmed at three general courts of the commissioners and governors of the said hospital, held at the Admiralty-office, on the 16th and 18th of December,and.The former Royal Hospital for Seamen, the Queen's Ebook and Greenwich Park - one of the most highly prized ensembles in European architecture and landscape - today comprises the centrepiece of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.

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