*review copy* *contains affiliate links* The Tudors are perhaps one of the most famous dynasties of all time, producing such famous figures as King Henry VIII and his daughters Queen Mary I and Queen Elizabeth I. But, as public figures, their bodies and health were not their own. Medical Downfall of the Tudors by Sylvia [read more]
By September 1936, Wallis’s marriage to Ernest had completely broken down, and Ernest was living with Mary Raffray, whom he would later marry. Wallis’s divorce had been set in motion, the King had settled a very generous sum of money on her, and he was determined to marry her. Wallis began to panic, wondering how [read more]
Read part one here. On 13 May 1717, Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina, the future heiress, was born. Although her father certainly loved her, he could never bring himself to see her as his inevitable heir. Another daughter, named Maria Anna, was born in 1718 but then, it would be quite a while before Elisabeth [read more]
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel is perhaps best known as the mother of the famous Habsburg ruler Maria Theresa but she was also the longest-serving Holy Roman Empress consort. Elisabeth Christine was born on 28 August 1691 as the eldest daughter of Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel and his wife Princess Christine Louise of Oettingen-Oettingen. She [read more]
Netflix has shared the first trailer for Diana: The Musical which is set to premiere on the platform on 1 October. Jeanna de Waal portrays the late Princess, and the musical’s timeline spans from before Diana married into the royal family to her 30s. The musical was in previews when the Coronavirus pandemic shut down [read more]
Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers will be broadcast on BBC One on 22 September 2021 at 9 P.M GMT.