Adeliza of Louvain

Search at Reading Abbey has begun

The radar probe at Reading Abbey in the search for the high altar where Henry I of England and possibly other royals are buried, has officially begun. The ground-penetrating radar equipment is currently being used on land around St James church, which lies next to the ruins of Reading Abbey. Further investigations are due to be carried [read more]

caroline mathilde
Caroline Mathilde of Great Britain

The order of the banished Queen

Caroline Mathilda of Great Britain was born in 1751 as the daughter of Frederick, Prince of Wales and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. She never knew her father as he died three months before her birth. At the age of fifteen, she left for Denmark in order to marry her first cousin, Christian VII of Denmark. [read more]