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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]

Elizabeth II

Royal Jewels – Queen Elizabeth II’s engagement ring

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.” Elizabeth’s engagement ring consisted of diamonds taken from [read more]