Book Reviews

September 2017 Book News

The Life of Henrietta Anne: Daughter of Charles I Hardcover – 30 September 2017 (UK) & 2 January 2018 (US) Henrietta Anne Stuart, youngest child of Charles I and Henrietta Maria, was born in June 1644 in the besieged city of Exeter at the very height of the English Civil War. The hostilities had separated [read more]

Alice of Albany

Kensington Palace – A grand royal residence

The magnificent Kensington Palace was once a two-story mansion built by Sir George Coppin in 1605. It was purchased by Heneage Finch, 1st Earl of Nottingham in 1619 and it then became known as Nottingham House. Joint monarch William and Mary began to search for a new residence, and they purchased Nottingham House from the [read more]