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 – Health (Part three)

Read part one here. Read part two here. Read part four here. Read part five here. Read part six here. When the future Queen Anne was born in February 1665, she was noted not to be a strong child. She suffered from a “defluxion in her eyes”, and she was sent abroad to France for [read more]