1562: Namesakes

Anton van den Wyngaerde - Richmond Palace (c.1558-62)The city of Richmond, California is named after the city of Richmond, Virginia, which is named after the English town of Richmond near London, which was named for Richmond Palace, which Henry VII named after his ancestral home in Richmond, Yorkshire, which takes its name from the town of Richemont in Normandy, France.

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Antony Wyngaerde: Richmond Palace, west front (1562)

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