A temporary export ban has been placed on coronet that belonged to Queen Victoria, preventing it from being sold abroad. The coronet was designed by Prince Albert for their wedding in 1840. It is now [read more]
In 1596, Elizabeth Stuart, the eldest daughter of King James VI Scotland and Anne of Denmark, was born. In 1603 the old Queen Elizabeth I of England passed away without leaving an heir. The throne [read more]
Life in the Georgian Court Hardcover – 30 Jun 2016 (UK) & 14 September 2016 (US) As the glittering Hanoverian court gives birth to the British Georgian era, a golden age of royalty dawns in [read more]
Louis XV of France and his wife Marie Leszczyńska had a successful marrriage and Marie gave birth to ten children, of which eight were daughters. For the French the boys were more important, as women could [read more]
The Kloosterkerk (or Cloister Church) was built in 1397. There was a strong bond between the church and Margaret of Cleves, the second wife of Albert of Bavaria, who held court in The Hague. Margaret [read more]
Æthelflæd’s date of birth is not recorded but her parents were Alfred the Great and his Queen Ealhswith. She had a brother, named Edward the Elder. Her father was the fifth son of King Ethelwulf [read more]
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