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Wallingford House

Home of the son of the second Marquis of Hamilton, located even closer to Whitehall Palace than Buckingham's York House on the Strand. Housed collection of paintings by Rubens and others. After the execution of CI in 1649 the collection was seized by the Commonwealth and sold to Archduke Leopold Wilhelm in 1651.

(Consuming Spendour by Peck)

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Wallingford House stood on the site of the present Admiralty. It originally belonged to the Knollys family, and during the Protectorate, the office for granting passes to persons going abroad was kept there.
---Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, the diary deciphered by J. Smith. 1854.

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