England

St George’s Chapel – Windsor Castle

This article was written by Holly Sennett. St George’s Chapel Windsor Castle has long been seen as a symbol of the British Monarchy and a significant British landmark. During its long history, Windsor has played host to nearly every monarch from Henry I in the 12th century to the current Queen. Some monarchs have never [read more]

Christina of Sweden

Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg – A Queen on the loose

This article was written by Sophie Strid. Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg was born 11 November 1599 in Königsberg, to parents John Sigismund, Elector of Brandenburg, and his wife Anna, Duchess of Prussia. Her mother has been described as dominant, and she practised strict Lutheran orthodoxy. Maria Eleonora did not receive any formal education but showed great [read more]