Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin – The Queen who brought the Danish Monarchy into the 20th century

This article was written by Michelle. Queen Alexandrine was married to Christian X, and together they reigned from 1912 to 1947. Using her roles as queen consort, Queen Alexandrine understood how to navigate as part of the Danish constitutional monarchy through the turmoil of two world wars and the breakup of many European monarchies after [read more]

margaret beaufort
Elizabeth of York

Margaret Beaufort – My Lady the King’s Mother

Lady Margaret Beaufort was born on 31 May 1443 at Bletso as the daughter of Margaret Beauchamp and John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset. Margaret had seven half-siblings from her mother’s first marriage to Sir Oliver St John and would later have another half-brother from her mother’s third marriage to Lionel de Welles, 6th Baron Welles. Her [read more]