Blog Posts

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 York. Dench, who was born in York and has also portrayed Queen Victoria and Elizabeth I in film, shares somewhat of a kinship, if you will, with the Royal...

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...

It has been a while but The Forgotten Monarchs are back and this blog focuses on the last Monarch of the House of Stuart, Queen Anne. Anne was born on...

A royal playmate is on the way for Prince George… In the wake of the excitement over three royal weddings last weekend, royal admirers were treated to...