November 10, 2013

Hyde Park, London

Photograph by Graeme Robertson, Redux

One of London's largest green spaces, Hyde Park first came about as a royal hunting ground. In 1536, King Henry VIII took over the manor of Hyde and added it to his hunting ground, stocked with deer and other game for his own amusement. King Charles I was the first monarch to open the Royal Parks to the public, admitting his subjects to Hyde Park in 1637.

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