On 2 May 2015, the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital in London, and at 8.34 am, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s second child and only daughter was born. The new royal baby weighed 8lb 3oz and was fourth in the line of succession from birth. Because [read more]
With just two weeks to go until the release of season 4 of The Crown – enjoy the official trailer.
Arabella Churchill is a little-known figure in English history; despite her decade-long relationship with James, Duke of York who later became King James II of England. Perhaps attentions were focused on the King at the time, King Charles II, who was James’ brother and a notorious womaniser. With King Charles flaunting his mistresses and showering [read more]
This article was written by Shivangi Kaushik. Indira Devi was born as Indira Raje on 19 February 1892 to Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad and Maharani Chimna Raje Gaikwad. Her father was the Maharaja (ruler) of Baroda State (present-day Gujarat in India) from 1875 to 1939. She was the only daughter of her parents, and because of [read more]
Louise Henriette of Nassau was born in The Hague on 7 December 1627 as the eldest daughter of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, and Amalia of Solms-Braunfels. She spent her youth at the court in The Hague, where she grew up with her siblings. She also spent a lot of time with the daughters of [read more]
*contains affiliate links* The Lives of Saint Constantina: Introduction, Translations, and Commentaries (Oxford Early Christian Texts) Hardcover – 4 November 2020 (UK) & 4 January 2021 (US) Constantina, daughter of the fourth-century emperor Constantine who so famously converted to Christianity, deserves a place of her own in the history of Christianity. As both poet and [read more]