Anne Queen of Great Britain

Film Review: The Favourite

This month sees the UK release of the long-awaited film The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos which I have just been to see in order to report my opinions back to History of Royal Women readers! The film focuses on the court of Queen Anne, who reigned from 1702-1714 and is a rather overlooked monarch, [read more]

Anne Queen of Great Britain

Queen Anne – Sarah and Abigail (Part five)

Read part one here. Read part two here. Read part three here. Read part four here. Read part six here. Despite the fact that Anne was, by all accounts, a happily married woman, she certainly had strong female friendships. This began at the age of 12 when Anne had a schoolgirl crush on Frances Apsley. [read more]