Royal History

The Georgian Era, known so because of the reign of four King Georges in succession, was one of the most significant eras in British royal history. Although the first king arrived from Germany and spoke almost no English, the Glorious Georges, as they are known, soon gained support from the people, and are...

After the dramatic events of last week’s episode, Professor Robert Bartlett continues his investigation into England’s longest ruling dynasty in...

On Thursday 20 March 2014, The Princess Royal toured the massive renovations that were part of the £4.2 million refurbishment of Colchester Castle in...

St George’s Chapel is the place of worship at Windsor Castle. It is both a Royal Peculiar and the chapel of the Order of the Garter, and is located...

Recently, notes sent from King George V and Queen Mary to their staff were uncovered in an archive. The archive compiled of around sixty notes and scraps...

Princess Patricia of Connaught was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the future George V and Mary of Teck in 1893 – she is seen here in the front row...

In honour of St Patrick’s Day, Royal Central takes a brief look at the Order of St Patrick. Created in 1783 by George III, The Order of Saint Patrick...

When you think of the Victorian era, you often think of Dickensian London, with its back-alleys, opium dens, brothels, corrupt aristocrats and shady characters....

Professor Robert Bartlett delves into the complex world of the early Plantagenets in episode one In this new BBC Two three-part documentary series, Professor...

Tragedy on the slopes in 1988 for Prince Charles and some friends. Today in 1988, The Prince of Wales by a hair’s breadth dodged death whilst skiing...