A royal flush: Coronation gift guide
One for the history books
Long Live the King! Coronations throughout history
Ahead of the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla, we look at the history of British coronations
The reign of Queen Elizabeth II: A timeline
Key dates in the life of the Queen, 1926 - 2022
Queen Elizabeth II: A giant among British royals
An illustrious and progressive legacy
Ten things you may not know about Princess Mary
Britain’s first modern princess broke gender norms and redefined the role
Love rats: Three of England’s lustful kings
Meet the kings who would slide into your DMs and never call you back
Why was Edward VIII’s abdication a necessity?
Was Edward VIII’s relationship with Wallis Simpson the only reason for his abdication?
Mary, Queen of Scots in seven actresses
We can’t stop telling the tragic story of Mary, Queen of Scots – take a peek at who’s played her over the years
The House of York: Edmund of Langley and his children
Long before Richard III, how did the House of York come about?
The House of Lancaster in seven people
The people who defined the House of Lancaster before Henry VII
A haverin’ history of Mary, Queen of Scots
Norman Ferguson discusses Mary, Queen of Scots in his new book, A Haverin’ History of Scotland.
Royal engagement rings through the centuries
How royal engagement rings have evolved over the last 200 years
Infamous royal marriages
Looking back through less-than-fairytale royal marriages
Duke of Clarence: A title through time
Creations of the Duke of Clarence title, traditionally awarded to junior members of the British royal family
Charles II and Catherine of Braganza: A loveless marriage?
Charles II’s marriage to Catherine of Braganza was childless, but was it also loveless?
The Eleanor Crosses: Longshanks’ love set in stone
How a grieving Edward I had crosses built in memory of Eleanor of Castile
Great Scot, it’s Robert the Bruce!
A look at a rather different man to the one we vaguely think we know
Richard III, the missing princes, and bones discovered in the Tower
Speculation surrounds the discovery of bones in 1674
A beginner’s guide to the Babington Plot
Mary Queen of Scots’ final conspiracy against Elizabeth I
King Arthur in history and legend
Was King Arthur a real person? Of course he was.
Being a Scottish monarch is not good for your health
Authors John and Noreen Hamilton reveal the bad luck faced by many Scottish monarchs
The moment Princess Elizabeth became queen
Elizabeth left the UK a princess, but returned a queen
King Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson
The infamous romance that forced King Edward VIII’s abdication from the throne
Mary, Queen of Scots’ great escape
Mary Stuart’s escape from Lochleven
The top ten longest-reigning British monarchs
Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch in September 2015
Henry V: Cold-hearted ruler or virtuous king?
A look at the king 600 years on
Richard I: A mighty king or a menacing tyrant?
The ‘Lionheart’ king that has been painted as a crusader hero
Five little-known facts about Queen Mary I
Things you (probably) didn’t already know about ‘Bloody Mary’
The betrayal of Richard III
Considering the evidence for and against Richard III as a murderous tyrant
William the Conqueror: Crowned at Christmas
Simon Schama captures the nervous William of Normandy as he was crowned at Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day 1066