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The White Greyhound of Richmond - Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew (London, UK)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 51° 28.711 W 000° 17.525
30U E 688036 N 5706517
Quick Description: Depicted stone statue of The White Greyhound of Richmond, one of ten heraldic beasts known as the "Queen's Beasts", you can find on the Palm House Terrace in Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/6/2014 1:12:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMM7VX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 5

Long Description:

Depicted stone statue of The White Greyhound of Richmond, one of ten heraldic beasts known as the "Queen's Beasts", you can find on the Palm House Terrace in Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

The White Greyhound was a badge of John of Gaunt, Earl of Richmond, son of Edward III, but was also used by Henry IV and especially by Henry VII. The Tudor double rose can be seen on the shield, one rose within another, surmounted by a crown, symbolising the union of the Houses of York and Lancaster.

More information you can find in Wikipedia.

Breed: Greyhound

Date Built: 1958

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