Beatrice of Rethel

Queens Regnant – Constance of Sicily

Constance of Sicily was born on 2 November 1154 as the daughter of King Roger II and his third wife, Beatrice of Rethel. Constance had several siblings from her father’s first and second marriage, though only one was still alive at the time of her birth. Her eldest half-brother, Roger, had left two illegitimate children. [read more]

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Blanche of Castile

September Book News

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 Europe. Houses rise and fall, births, marriages and scandals change the course of history and in France, Revolution stalks the [read more]