Who was George IV? What were his Regency achievements?
King George IV loved the arts, architecture, fashion and furniture, presiding over the Regency era. He reigned from 1820-1830
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child
Kensington Palace has confirmed that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child and will be taking a break from official duties.
Princess Diana: a style icon remembered 20 years on
To mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Princess of Wales, Kensington Palace is hosting an exhibition of some of her most memorable outfits in a bid to tell Diana’s story through the…
Who was George V? Why did he change the Royal Family’s name?
King George V promoted the reach of the British Empire and encouraged the idea of a coalition between the three major political parties. He ruled from 1910-1936
Who was George VI? How did he boost morale during WWII?
King George VI boosted morale during the Second World War but struggled to keep the British Empire together. He reigned from 1936 to 1952
Who were William III and Mary II? What was the Glorious Revolution?
William III and Mary II were joint sovereigns in the ‘Glorious Revolution’, marking the transition to today’s parliamentary monarchy. They reigned from 1689-1702
Piece of William and Kate’s wedding cake goes up for sale. How much would you pay?
A slice of the fruit cake at the 2011 wedding of the Duke and Duchess sold for almost £6,000 several years ago
Who was James VI? How did he escape the Gunpowder Plot?
King James oversaw a relatively peaceful reign, despite Guy Fawkes trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament. He was King of Scotland as James VI from 1567 and King of England and Ireland as…