Royal History

In 1714, after the death of Queen Anne, George Ludwig, Elector of Hanover, ascended the throne of England as King George I, the first monarch of the House of Hanover. His ascension marked the beginning of the Georgian Era, a hundred and twenty-three year long period during which Britain was the world’s...

After historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb revealed the background leading up to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s courtship in the first episode of this series,...

The BBC Culture Show Special The Lost Portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie, which aired Saturday 22nd February, featured the discovery of the long-lost portrait...

Was it lust and infatuation for Anne that led Henry to break with the Church? Or were there more political intentions than one might think? In the new...

It has been revealed that the DNA of the skeleton belonging to Richard III is to sequenced. This could potentially uncover details about the last Plantagenet...

Good cousins and friends – Tsar Nicholas II and King George V This BBC Two documentary series, which aired earlier this week on Wednesday and Thursday...

It appears that the remains of King Alfred The Great, or those of his son Edward the Elder, have been found in a forgotten storage box in a museum. King...

Many interviews, articles and books were published during Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee last year. There is one individual who shared personal stories...

Will this year’s card feature Prince George? Sir Henry Cole fancied sending something different to his colleagues other than the typical Christmas...

If skating through history catches ones fancy, then the chance to hit the ice at the Tower of London is a must. Now in its 8th year, the Tower moat is...