Susanne Groom

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Susanne Groom is a British historian, an author and a former curator at Historic Royal Palaces.[1][2][3] She lives in Kew in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.[4]


  • The Story of the Gardens at Hampton Court Palace, Historic Royal Palaces, 2016 ISBN 9781873993378[5]
  • At the King's Table: Royal Dining Through the Ages (with a foreword by Heston Blumenthal), Merrell Publishers Ltd in association with Historic Royal Palaces, 2013 ISBN 9781858946139[6][7][8]
  • (with David Souden, Jane Spooner and Sally Dixon-Smith) Discover the Banqueting House, Historic Royal Palaces, 2011 ISBN 978-1873993187[9]
  • Discover the Gardens: Official Guidebook (Hampton Court Palace), Historic Royal Palaces, 2008 ISBN 9781873993088
  • (with Brett Dolman, Richard Fitch and Mard Meltonville) The Taste of the Fire: The Story of the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace, Historic Royal Palaces, 2007 ISBN 978-1873993033
  • (with Lee Prosser) Kew Palace: The Official Illustrated History, Merrell Publishers Ltd, 2006 ISBN 9781858943237[10]
  • (with Simon Thurley and Susan Jenkins) The Banqueting House, Historic Royal Palaces, 1997 ISBN 978-6000364236[9]
  • (with Simon Thurley) Kew Palace, Official Guidebook, Historic Royal Palaces, 1995.


  1. ^ "A Palace in Miniature". Country Life. 6 February 2007. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  2. ^ Collins, Lauren (21 November 2011). "The King's Meal". The New Yorker. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  3. ^ Kennedy, Maev (5 February 2012). "George III's tin bath rediscovered at Kew Palace". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Talk by Susanne Groom: The 300th anniversary of the arrival of the royal Hanoverians at Richmond and Kew". Richmond Local History Society. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  5. ^ "The Story of the Gardens at Hampton Court Palace". Goodreads. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  6. ^ Wilson, Bee (22 January 2015). "Henry VIII's diet: lobster, porpoise and custard (on fast days)". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  7. ^ Hart, Carolyn (29 November 2013). "Top 10 cookbooks for Christmas". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  8. ^ Spence, Bill (31 December 2013). "At The King's Table by Susanne Groom". The Press. York. Retrieved 30 October 2018.
  9. ^ a b Spragg, Iain (2014). London's Strangest Tales: Historic Royal Palaces. Pavilion Books. ISBN 9781909396470.
  10. ^ "Kew Palace: the official illustrated history". London: City of Westminster library catalogue. Retrieved 30 October 2018.