by Jessica Storoschuk Princess Margaret is very often dismissed by historians, biographers, and royal watchers everywhere. Unfortunately, people see the more dramatic aspects of her personal life and write off everything to do with her. However, this is problematic for a few reasons. Firstly, it is not the historian’s role to make personal judgements about … Continue reading Princess Margaret
by Holley Snaith The official inaugural portrait of the eighteen-year-old Queen Wilhelmina, 1898.Source: Royal Palace Amsterdam “I consider it a great privilege that Mine’s life’s task and duty is to devote all My powers to the welfare and flourishing of My dear Fatherland. The words of My Beloved Father I make Mine: “Orange can never, … Continue reading The Netherlands’ Most Stalwart Servant: The Life and Reign of Queen Wilhelmina
By Laura Klotz When you hear the title "Princess of Wales," odds are strong that you think of the late Diana, mother of William and Harry. You might think of someone like Joan of Kent, wife of Edward the Black Prince. Maybe you even think of "Bloody" Mary Tudor, who was never given that exact … Continue reading Gwenllian, Tywysoges Cymru
by Louise Quick The world needs to get over Anne Boleyn. The Tudor Queen was trending on Twitter again recently, due in part to the fact last month marked 485 years since she met her untimely end, but also because of the new three-part series all about the second wife of Henry VIII, featuring actress … Continue reading Forget Anne Boleyn. Where are all the TV series on Eleanor of Aquitaine?