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What was Westminster Hall first used for? Learn about the grand feasts and banquets which were once held in the Hall
What were the coronation banquets in Westminster Hall like? Find out more about these magnificent feasts in honour of newly-crowned monarchs
Some coronations banquets in Westminster Hall were extravagant affairs. Discover what occurred during James II's magnificent coronation feast in 1685
Westminster Hall was used for disguisings during the early Tudor period. What were these special events, and why where they held?
Westminster Hall has witnessed numerous power intrigues over the centuries. Find out more about some key political events which have taken place in the Hall
How did Westminster Hall become the centre of political gossip and petitioning during the late 17th century?
How did Westminster Hall become one of the chief centres of London life by the reign of Richard II? Read about the shops and stalls in the Hall over the centuries
What were Westminster Hall's new uses during this period?
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