Richard III, an early 17th-century likeness. Credit: Amberley Publishing

Richard III facts: 10 things you didn’t know about the king in the car...

10 King Richard III facts which you might not have known are revealed by the author David Baldwin... 2022 marks the 10 year anniversary since the remains of King Richard III of England were found...

Five ways to follow in the footsteps of King Richard III

New film The Lost King shines a light on the incredible story of King Richard III who lay forgotten in a car park for 500 years Promotional feature in association with Visit Leicester Ten years ago,...

The Princes in the Tower: the facts behind the stories

The story of the Princes in the Tower remains shrouded in mystery. Did Richard III have them killed after he seized the throne? We take a look at the facts behind the stories... 2022 marks...
Queen Elizabeth II

We went to see Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state at Westminster Hall

Until her funeral on Monday 19 September, HM Queen Elizabeth II is lying-in-state at Westminster Hall for the public to pay their respects. Henrietta Easton joined the queue to see her... Words: Henrietta Easton Last week,...
the queen's wedding

The Queen’s wedding to Prince Philip in 1947: Historic photos

As we pay tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth II's remarkable life and reign, we look back at the Queen's wedding to Prince Philip in 1947... The Queen's wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh in November...
the crown jewels

10 facts about the Crown Jewels

In honour of HM Queen Elizabeth II passing away we have compiled a list of 10 facts about the Crown Jewels Anna Keay – author of The Crown Jewels – reveals her 10 favourite facts...

All the Queen’s horses: Royal horse racing

Her Majesty the Queen's horses were her pride and joy, and her interest in racing was no state secret. Indeed, generation after generation, the Royal Family has shared a profound passion for horses. Join...
the queen's favourite places

The Queen’s favourite places: Royal retreats

As we pay tribute to the remarkable life and reign of HM Queen Elizabeth II, we look back at the homes and landscapes Her Majesty has returned to most over the years Words by Natasha Foges Balmoral Every...

London Mayfair: The five-star neighbourhood rich with history

This posh London district is within easy reach of London’s most famous shops and iconic attractions, and you’ll fit right in with a stay at The Beaumont Mayfair is one of London’s most salubrious neighbourhoods...
Buckingham Palace With Flowers Blooming In The Queen's Garden, London, England. Credit: Shutterstock

Buckingham Palace: The Queen’s London residence

As we pay tribute to the remarkable life and reign of HM Queen Elizabeth II, we take our tour of London’s grandest royal residences  WORDS MARTHA ALEXANDER London is a city with such a glut of...
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