Deb Lee-Talbot, Deakin University When visitors first enter the exhibition Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits at Bendigo Art Gallery, they are greeted with soaring sounds of coronation anthems. These … Continue Reading The Exhibition Tudors to Windsors Is an Uncritical Glorification of Empire
Rodrigo García-Velasco, University of Cambridge Zaida, a Muslim princess living in 11th-century Seville, is one of the most extraordinary ancestors of the British royal family. Zaida’s bloodline reached the English … Continue Reading Meet the Muslim Princess Zaida, Spanish Ancestor of the British Royal Family
Rhea Seren Phillips, Swansea University The title “Prince of Wales” has been passed down through generations of England’s – and later the United Kingdom’s – royals since the 13th century. … Continue Reading How Poets Revived the Story of the Last Welsh Princess of Wales
Graham Holton, University of Strathclyde and Alasdair Macdonald, University of Strathclyde Danny Dyer is very proud of his heritage. In 2016, the actor, who stars in the British soap opera … Continue Reading Danny Dyer Has Royal Ancestors – How Likely Is It You Do Too?
A complete skeleton of a horse is amongst the many interesting historic finds at Holyrood Palace in Scotland over the past year of excavations, one of many finds that are … Continue Reading Horse Skeleton & Medieval Shoe Found In Digs at Holyrood