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The Queen Stays Put While Europe Experiences Abdication Fever

When people learn that I have a royal blog, I am often asked when the Queen will step down and Charles will become King. With yesterday’s news that Spanish King Juan Carlos is abdicating, this question has again come my … Continue reading

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Author Amy Licence Examines the Life & Death of Richard III

Even 600 years after his death, controversy continues to surround Richard III. The discovery of his long-lost remains beneath a Leicester car park in 2012 seemed to provide resolution and closure, but instead the discovery raised many more questions than … Continue reading

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Best Wishes to Her Majesty on Her 88th Birthday

The Royal Firm raises a glass to Her Majesty on her 88th birthday! Lovely picture for celebrating!

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Royals Engage in Island Diplomacy

From the arrival of the Cambridge family yesterday in New Zealand to the Queen welcoming the Irish Prime Minister today, this week is all about island diplomacy for the British royals. William and Kate’s touchdown in New Zealand yesterday with … Continue reading

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Exploring the Rise and Fall of Anne Boleyn

As evidenced by the many books, movies and television programs about her, Anne Boleyn remains an intriguing figure in our popular imagination. Shortly after her arrival at the court of King Henry VIII in 1526, Anne became the focus of … Continue reading

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Now Available in Paperback: Amy Licence’s “In Bed with the Tudors”

 Even now, 500 years after their deaths, imaginations are stirred just by hearing their names: Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth I. Rife with adultery, illegitimacy, divorce, religious controversy, political scheming and powerful monarchs, fascination with the Tudor … Continue reading

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Prince Charles Celebrates Lifetime of Achievement on His 65th Birthday

As Prince Charles marks his 65th birthday this Thursday, November 14th, he reaches an age when most people prefer to focus on drawing a pension, blissful days of retirement and slowing down. Instead, Prince Charles has steadily increased his royal … Continue reading

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