Glittering jewels from The Queen’s collection will go on display this summer as part of the Platinum Jubilee displays at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Each display focusses on a different part of Her Majesty’s reign. At Buckingham Palace, official portraits of The Queen taken just weeks after her accession by [read more]
BBC and Buckingham Palace have announced the details of a unique documentary featuring home movies of The Queen filmed by the Royal Family, which will be broadcast on BBC One on 29 May. The documentary will be called Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen. These unseen private home movies of The Queen in her youth tell the [read more]
Today Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein to become the third longest-reigning monarch in history. Johann II ruled the principality of Liechtenstein between 1858 and 1929. He succeeded his father on 12 November 1858 upon his death at the age of 62. Johann had just turned 18 the month before. He reigned [read more]
STARZ has just released the official trailer of Becoming Elizabeth, about the youth of the future Queen Elizabeth I. The series is set to premiere on 12 June 2022.
Netflix and Shondaland are teaming up for this Bridgerton spin-off prequel which focuses on the rise and love life of a young Queen Charlotte. You’ll also see the Bridgerton characters Violet Bridgerton and Lady Danbury. This prequel will tell the story of Charlotte’s marriage to King George III was the beginning of a great love [read more]
The remains of Queen Farida of Egypt, consort of King Farouk I, were moved to the El Rifa’i Mosque in a ceremony attended by two of her grandchildren. She was known as Safinaz Zulficar before becoming Queen. The remains were moved from Old Cairo’s Imam El Shafei cemetery following a notice from the government that [read more]