Indian ire at Queen Mother’s funeral

April 27, 2017 Moniek 0

India’s former high commissioner in London yesterday criticised the Queen Mother’s funeral, saying the decision to “flaunt” the Koh-i-Noor diamond during her final journey to Westminster Abbey was symptomatic of Britain’s “old empire mentality”. [read more]

Contemporary image of Anne Boleyn found?

April 26, 2017 Moniek 0

Despite being one of the most famous Queens ever, there is just one contemporary image of Anne Boleyn, which is a medal made in 1534. All other portraits that could possibly portray her were made after her death. Another Ronald Hui (you may remember him from his blog tour) has written an excellent blog post [read more]

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