• Preview of episode two of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 22, 2014
    After the dramatic events of last week’s episode, Professor Robert Bartlett continues his investigation into England’s longest ruling dynasty in the second installment of this BBC Two series, The Plantagenets. Professor Bartlett discovers how the later...
  • Preview of episode one of ‘The Plantagenets’

    by - Mar 16, 2014
    In this new BBC Two three-part documentary series, Professor Robert Bartlett reveals the dramatic stories behind England’s longest ruling dynasty, the Plantagenets. In the first episode, The Devil’s Brood, Professor Bartlett begins his investigation into this...
  • Her Majesty wins ‘royal mum of the year’

    by - Mar 16, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen has been voted the ‘Royal mum of the year’ in a survey created by Disney. The poll was issued as part of Disney’s search for the ‘Celebrity Mum of the Year’ for...
  • The Queen and Prince Philip present the award for the Professorship of Music to Royal Holloway

    by - Mar 14, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip visited Royal Holloway on Friday morning to celebrate the Department of Music’s outstanding standard of teaching and research. As Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived at the...
  • The Queen’s new State Coach Britannia set to enter royal service

    by - Mar 9, 2014
    The State Coach Britannia is set to enter royal service soon, having reached the Royal Mews after years of construction, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.  The new state coach for the Royal Family, which was completed in 2010 by coachbuilder W.J....
  • Preview of episode two of ‘Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History’

    by - Feb 27, 2014
    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, in the next programme of Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed...
  • Preview of ‘Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History’

    by - Feb 19, 2014
    In the new Channel 5 series Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb delves into the world of possibly the most fascinating and contested royal relationship that our monarchy has ever...
  • Richard III DNA to be ‘mapped’

    by - Feb 12, 2014
    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 King, such as his eye and hair colour. This is...
  • Royal Cousins at War documentary reveals how rivaling relations led to outbreak of First World War

    by - Feb 7, 2014
    This BBC Two documentary series, which aired earlier this week on Wednesday and Thursday evening, reflects on the complex relationship between King George V, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, leading...
  • The Queen is most admired person in Britain says poll

    by - Jan 11, 2014
    The results from a YouGov poll were revealed earlier today which asked members of the British public to vote for the person they most admired. In the top spot, with almost 20% of the overall vote,...