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The King's beasts and the magical statue of Diana of Hampton Court
The King's Beasts and the magical golden statue of Diana, goddess and protector of the Wild, Hampton Court Palace

The magical statues of Hampton Court as depicted by Georgie Hampton 

Hector goes wild

Out in the park, the Park Warden made his way home from Mr. Davie’s party.  Hidden by the trees he stopped and waited, hoping to see the marvellous, sparkling creatures running free across the grass.

The King's Beasts and Diana in Hector's Midsummer Madness   Jo Rutherford 2010

Myth and magic at Hampton Court Warren

"They do say that Shakespeare came to Hampton Court on Midsummer’s Eve to see the magical statues come to life, but because the event is a very private affair, he missed the magic, and so instead wrote Midsummer Night’s Dream."
The King's Beasts
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