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Royal Tudor bed goes on display

The royal bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York will go on public display at Auckland Castle

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Auckland Castle to exhibit royal Tudor bed

The royal bed of Henry VII [1485-1509] is set to go on public display at Auckland Castle in County Durham from Wednesday.

The Paradise State Bed, which is 527 years old, was used by Henry Tudor and Elizabeth of York and is the only Tudor royal bed in existence.

The exhibition is to mark Henry Tudor's accession to the throne of England.

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