Flowers on 19th May for Anne Boleyn
On 19 May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn was executed at the Tower of London. Execution within the Tower walls was something...Blog Posts19th May 2016
A Staircase with a Royal History?
One hotel in Northamptonshire preserves a possibly extraordinary feature within its walls. The Talbot Hotel in Oundle is located some thirteen miles...Blog Posts7th May 2016
The Queen’s Childhood ‘Little House’: Y Bwthyn Bach
When she was aged six, the young Princess Elizabeth received a special present from the people of Wales. It was a...Blog Posts29th April 2016
The Christening of Her Majesty The Queen – 29 May 1926
On 29 May 1926, the christening of the future Queen Elizabeth II, took place. The baptismal service was performed at the...Blog Posts20th April 2016
What is Oak Apple Day?
Falling on 29 May and known as ‘Oak Apple Day’, this is a former public holiday which, although less celebrated today as a...Blog Posts15th April 2016
A Quick Look at Fabergé’s Easter Eggs
Probably best known for the exquisite Easter eggs that he crafted for the Russian Imperial house of Romanov, Peter Carl Faberge...Blog Posts29th March 2016
Books from Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House
Books in Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, which were reproduced in full-size format and published by the Royal Collection in association with...Blog Posts28th March 2016
One Year On: Revisiting the Reburial of Richard III
On Thursday 26 March 2015, the reburial of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral. One year on, the city...Blog Posts26th March 2016
Hermitage drawings come to Hampton Court
A rare collection of watercolours and drawings showing Hampton Court Palace at the time when Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was Chief Gardener...Blog Posts20th March 2016
Finding the Grave of Anne of Cleves
For those interested in retracing the steps of Henry VIII’s fourth wife in England, they can of course do so at...Blog Posts7th March 2016
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