Elizabeth II

Royal Wedding Recollections – Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom & The Duke of Edinburgh

On 9 July 1947, the engagement between Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten was announced. From Buckingham Palace came the announcement, “It is with the greatest pleasure that the King and Queen announce the betrothal of their dearly beloved daughter the Princess Elizabeth, to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, RN.” They were married on 20 November 1947, and [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News December 2022

*contains affiliate links* The Woodville Women: 100 Years of Plantagenet and Tudor History  Hardcover – 30 October 2022 (UK) & 31 December 2022 (US) Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to Edward IV and mother of the Princes in the Tower. Elizabeth of York, daughter of Elizabeth Woodville and the first Tudor queen of England. Elizabeth Grey, granddaughter [read more]

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Anne Boleyn

Blood, Sex & Royalty on Netflix

On 23 November, Netflix will premier a new biographical drama focussing on Anne Boleyn. But with it being described as a “steamy” and “sexy” show, what will it really be like? The Netflix synopsis for the three-part series reads: “In the 16th century, Anne Boleyn navigates treacherous sexual politics and rises to become Queen of [read more]