The large size of the Tudor court, including servants, made food supply a constant problem and required kings to be almost nomadic for parts of their reigns, I think. Why was it then so essential for eg Henry the Eighth to have his court in close physical proximity?
I think I must be missing something. The 'court' as in the monarch's court was wherever the monarch happened to be unless s/he was slipping away for private hunting mini-break.
If you are referring to specific courts like Chancery or Court of Wards, then that is something else. But to my way of thinking, the court is where the monarch is.
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