Royal History

The Queen will officially open the new Terminal 2 on 23 June 2014. The previous Terminal 2, which in 1955 was opened by Her Majesty was razed after 54 years of service. Known as the Europa Building it was Heathrow’s first terminal. The Queen has had a long association with Heathrow Airport over the years....

One of the most talked about issues in royal history, and British history in general, is the relationship of Henry VIII and his six wives. In 1525, after...

A royal piece of history that was part of The Prince Wales’s 1969 investiture ceremony at Caernarfon Castle has made its way back ‘home’. The...

Since 1867, fifty visits to Australia have occurred by members of the Royal Family. Of those 50 visits, only six transpired before 1954. Queen Elizabeth...

Above Corfe village sits the ruin of Corfe Castle. The Castle was constructed during William the Conqueror’s reign as a way to manage travel through...

On 9 April 2005 Prince Charles married Camilla Parker-Bowles more than 30 years after their romance first began. The Royal couple appeared after their...

On Monday 7 April, The Duke of Edinburgh will attend Windsor Sea Cadet Open Day. Sea Cadets can be dated back to the Crimean War when sailors returning...

In 2011, it was The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress that saw tourists flock to Buckingham Palace. The Ball Room set up for a State Banquet was...

Dr Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, English historian, author and TV presenter. Dr Worsley recently agreed to an interview for...

In the final episode of The Plantagenets, Professor Robert Bartlett reveals the events that led to the downfall of England’s longest ruling dynasty...