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Lady Jane Grey, England's Forgotten Queen: An interview with Dr Helen Castor (Part 2)

Today we continue with the final part of Chief Reporter Kristin Contino’s interview with historian, author, and BBC documentary presenter Dr Helen Castor (Read the first part of the interview here). Castor recently travelled to America to present lectures about Lady Jane Grey for the Royal Oak Foundation, the U.S. affiliate of the National Trust, as part of their renowned lecture series.
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Royal Central speaks to Fredric de Natal, leader of International Monarchist Conference

In many nations without a monarchy, there are influential and blooming groups and organisations which struggle to re-establish their royal dynasties. The French-led “International Monarchist Conference” has become one of the leading umbrella organisations and meeting points for many of Europe and the world’s pro-monarchy groups. Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent, Oskar…
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Royal Heritage: author Matthew Lewis on Northampton's Eleanor's Cross

The Eleanor’s Cross at Hardingstone in Northampton is a monument to medieval love. It’s one of a dozen crosses built on the orders of King Edward I in memory of his first wife, Eleanor of Castile. Constructed between 1291 and 1294 at the places her coffin had rested on the way to her funeral in London in 1290, the crosses are famous across the world but just three originals now survive…
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Five minutes with Royal Photographer Samir Hussein

Seeing a picture on the front of the newspaper or a magazine of the Royal Family isn’t anything new, a week can’t go by without a headline story. So it may come as a surprise to many that the man responsible for numerous of said pictures is as humble as he is. I first met Samir (Sam) Hussein at the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto. He and a handful of the other photographers took me…
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