Princess Bajrakitiyabha of Thailand
Bajrakitiyabha of Thailand

Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha unconscious after heart attack

Thailand’s Princess Bajrakitiyabha suffered a heart attack yesterday while running with her dogs in Khao Yai National Park. According to reporter Andrew MacGregor Marshall, CPR was attempted for over an hour, but she has not regained consciousness. Her father, King Vajiralongkorn, reportedly immediately travelled by helicopter to be by her side. She was first taken [read more]

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa

Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa, Hawaii’s “last princess”, has passed away aged 96

Abigail died peacefully at her home in Honolulu on 11 December 2022 with her wife by her side. She was known for her support of the traditional Hawaiian culture. “Abigail will be remembered for her love of Hawaii and its people,” said her wife, Veronica Gail Kawānanakoa. “I will miss her with all of my [read more]

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Book Review: Mistresses: Sex and Scandal at the Court of Charles II by Linda Porter

*contains affiliate links* *review copy* King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland famously left no legitimate children with his wife, Catherine of Braganza. However, he did leave plenty of illegitimate children fathered with his many mistresses. Linda Porter, who has also written about one of my favourite Queens – Queen Mary I, writes most [read more]