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Week of live broadcasts of Richard III’s burial to be shown on Channel 4

It has been announced that Channel 4 will be following the reburial of Richard III’s remains with a number of live broadcasts of the last Plantagenet King’s re-internment later this month. Channel 4, who were the broadcasters to produce the award-winning documentary Richard III: The King in the Car Park, and were the ones to reveal to the nation the discovery of the King’s long-lost remains…
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Preview: Reinventing The Royals - Episode One

After being postponed for broadcast earlier this year, a new date for the transmission of Reinventing The Royals has been confirmed by the BBC as the 19th February. This two-part series looks at the ways in which the Royal Family and the media have established an extraordinary and dynamic relationship over the past decades. In the first episode – called Crisis – Steve Hewlett examines…
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Monarchy Monday: Timeless romances within The Royal Family

With Valentines Day at the end of this week, the hopeless romantic in me couldn’t help but take a look back at some of the timeless romances within The Royal Family. Easily the most famous of these romances would be the one between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. When Queen Victoria was to wed she had her choice of many eligible husbands, yet her heart only belonged to her first cousin…
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Notable Names: Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of Devonshire

Born in 1757, Georgiana Spencer became a prominent noble within British history, but did so for various reasons. From a young age Georgiana was her mother’s favourite, and was said to be quite beautiful. Being born into privilege to John Spencer, 1st Earl Spencer and Margaret Georgiana Poyntz, gave Georgiana all the makings of proper young lady. On Georgiana’s seventeenth birthday, she walked…
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