History

King Stephen and Queen Matilda This is the first in a series of nine monarchs who by history’s accounts were deemed badly behaved. One may disagree with the choices, but through research and many a book read, this series will cover what I will call: “The Naughty Nine, Badly Behaved Monarchs and Regents...

Queen Victoria is the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, reigning for around 63 and a half years. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has reign...

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 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...