History

In Dublin, a marker stands with King George’s name Although my name prediction for Baby Cambridge was Arthur, I cannot say I was overly shocked that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge named their new-born son George. Because of his birth, I have started to dig deeper into the royal history behind the...

The Royal Family is a testament to tradition and longevity and nothing proves this more than the castles and palaces that Monarchs have built over the...

On 21st May 1471, 17 days after Tewkesbury, King Henry VI died in the Tower of London. On that same day King Edward IV returned to London in triumph. The...

King Henry VI, who contested the Wars of the Roses, in spirit at least, with King Edward IV had only one child, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales....

Like millions of others last night, I was an avid view of the BBC 1 adaptation of ‘The White Queen’, the reason I choose now to blog on the...

King James VI became King James I of England in 1603, creating the personal union between the English and Scottish thrones. The British Monarchy was formed...

Good or Evil? Let us talk rather of shades of grey, for that is what all real people are made up of. And what is often forgotten is that, just like you...

The fairy tale romance and marriage the world had hoped for took place 32 years ago today! Lady Diana Spencer in her taffeta and lace gown by David and...

This weekend, 4 August to be specific is The Queen Mother’s birthday (and may I also give a birthday wish to my Dad who was born on the same day). Many...

But what is the history behind those choices? As a Brit, I’ve been tied to history my whole life. We know of the ancient Celts, and the foundations...