Royal Media

Netflix releases trailer for “Outlaw King”

Netflix has just released the trailer for their new film “Outlaw King” about Robert the Bruce, later King Robert I of Scotland. I imagine some of his female relatives, especially his wife Elizabeth de Burgh, will feature as they suffered immensely during the First War of Scottish Independence. Read more about their imprisonment here. Also [read more]

Amélie of Leuchtenberg

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Portugal

The Kingdom of Portugal began its life in 1139 when Afonso Henriques, Count of Portugal, was acclaimed King of the Portuguese. House of Burgundy His wife was Matilda or Mafalda of Savoy, who was thus the first Queen of Portugal. They had seven children together, including his successor the future King Sancho I of Portugal. Sancho succeeded his [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News September 2018

Elizabeth Revealed: 500 Facts about the Queen and Her World Hardcover – 26 September 2018 (UK) & 31 October 2018 (US) Elizabeth Revealed is a lively and affectionate celebration of The Queen’s long and eventful life. This gorgeously illustrated book blends personal and public, frivolous and factual in a tribute to an extraordinary woman and the sweeping [read more]