Who was Charles II? Why was he called the ‘Merry Monarch’?
Charles II ran a hedonistic court, despite the early years of his reign being marred by the bubonic plague and Great Fire of London. He reigned from 1660-1685
Who was Mary, Queen of Scots? Why was she imprisoned?
Mary Stuart became queen of the Scots when she was six days old, was widowed at 18 and was executed aged 44. She ruled from 1542 to 1567
Princes Harry and William open up about Princess Diana
In a new documentary ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death, Princess Diana’s two sons, Prince Harry and Prince William, have opened up about the grief they suffered following the death of their mother
Queen Victoria’s secret garden terrace opens to the public
A garden terrace where Queen Victoria sat and painted watercolours at her Isle of Wight home, Osborne House, is opening to the public
Discover Princess Diana’s style at Kensington Palace
A fabulous exhibition of fashion icon Princess Diana’s stunning outfits explores her public style at her former home, Kensington Palace.