Blog Posts

Lincoln Castle in Lincolnshire is going to go under an extreme makeover: castle edition! The project will cost close to £20 million and will be completed in 2015. Unlike most renovations in which buildings are shuttered and closed to the public, the Lincoln Castle will remain open for visitors to see the...

Royal biographer Brian Hoey has authored many books that take an interesting behind the scenes look at the Royal family and household. His newest publication...

Dame Judi Dench is asking for public support for Richard III’s remains to be returned from the University of Leicester in order to be buried in...

We have seen so far how Shakespeare has collated various rumours and fabrications to construct a villain in his King Richard III who is a murderer, cold...

As you’ll probably be aware by now, I am avidly Monarchist. I am often confronted, in my day-to-day role as editor, with various myths about republicanism...

Leanda de Lisle is a very in demand author at the moment – not only does she write for BBC History Magazine, History Today, The Literary Review and...

With the recent announcement of His Royal Highness Prince William’s retirement from the Royal Air Force, the birth of Prince George of Cambridge,...

One would expect, in this day and age, for Buckingham Palace to be the height of security, though as was demonstrated last week, this is far from the...

There were a few naughty chaps and a distinct lady that are part of this offshoot of the “Naughty Nine” series. History sometimes glosses...

The fifteenth century was littered with Edwards. It had always been a popular royal name and the London associations with Edward the Confessor, whose tomb...