20th Century, Article, Biographical, Medieval England, Stuart History, Tudor

The Second-Borns who took the Throne

21 months ago I posted this as we waited for the announcement of the royal baby's name. They beat me to it this year though, and last week we heard that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Recent changes to the law assure that Charlotte's place in the succession… Continue reading The Second-Borns who took the Throne

20th Century, Article

The History of: The King’s Speech

Right, normal blogging resuming in 5,4,3,2... My most recent article The History of: The Young Victoria touches on the role of Prince Albert in modernising the monarchy with the advent of new inventions. This theme continues in The King’s Speech (2010) showing the monarchy having to adapt to the popularity of radio and the rising… Continue reading The History of: The King’s Speech