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“Walter Scott has no business writing novels, especially good ones – it is not fair. He has fame and profit enough as a poet, and should not... read more »
  This article titled “Tracing the royal baby’s lineage” was written by Caroline Davies, for theguardian.com on Monday 22nd July... read more »
This article titled “Royal birth: welcome, Baby Cambridge” was written by Editorial, for The Guardian on Monday 22nd July 2013 21.24 UTC Congratulations... read more »
  This article titled “Prince George: royal couple choose name fit for a king” was written by Caroline Davies, for The Guardian on Wednesday... read more »
  This article titled “Royal baby girl’s right of succession would face Commonwealth obstacles” was written by Caroline Davies,... read more »
  This article titled “Royal births: from protracted, painful and public to 21st-century labour” was written by Sarah Bradford, for theguardian.com... read more »
  This article titled “Birth of future monarch has animated the unique lunacy of royal watching” was written by Zoe Williams, for The... read more »
  This article titled “Baby Cambridge will be the 43rd monarch since William the Conqueror” was written by Caroline Davies, for The Guardian... read more »
  This article titled “Queen visits royal baby at Kensington Palace” was written by Caroline Davies, for The Guardian on Wednesday 24th... read more »

August 2017 Book News

22 July 2017
Diana & Dodi: The Truth Hardcover – 31 Aug 2017 (UK & US) Michael Cole is the only person who knew all three victims of the fatal Pont de... read more »
This article titled “Duchess of Cambridge in labour and admitted to hospital” was written by Caroline Davies, for theguardian.com on Monday... read more »
Hannah Höch (1889-1978) was a German artist who was part of  the early 20th century European avant-garde art movement known as Dada.  Such... read more »
Giles Tremlett, Isabella of Castile: Europe’s First Great Queen (Bloomsbury, 2017). Henry Kamen reviews Tremlett, Isabella of Castile, in the Times... read more »
Isabella of Scotland (Stewart) was born in 1426 as the daughter James I of Scotland and Joan of Beaufort. A diplomatic report before her marriage... read more »
  This article titled “Princess Diana’s music collection to feature in summer exhibition” was written by Caroline Davies, for The... read more »
In this post, Amanda Zoch discusses mothers’ legacies, books that were written by early modern women for their children but often gained a larger... read more »
MARTHA WASHINGTON certainly knew exactly what she wanted to have done at Mount Vernon before she and the President arrived in the summer of 1792. The following... read more »
  This article titled “Koh-i-Noor by William Dalrymple and Anita Anand review – an infamous diamond and imperial bloodshed” was... read more »
This article titled “Churchill tried to suppress Nazi plot to restore Edward VIII to British throne” was written by Alan Travis Home affairs... read more »
While most recognise the name Grace Kelly when discussing Americans who became royal, many do not know that there was another American actress who gained... read more »
Anna Temby explores the fears aroused by that lethal item of female headwear – the hatpin – in federation Australia. In the early twentieth... read more »
Browsing the British History Online (BHO) website can while away many a happy hour in a fascinating, sometimes surprising, experience. If you don’t... read more »
Stephen Bourne, Fighting Proud: the untold story of the gay men who served in two world wars, IB Tauris, London, 2017, £17.99. https://theibtaurisblog.com/2017/07/06/fighting-proud-extract/Fighting... read more »
Recently added to my website, downloadable pdfs of the text of my 2014 Roy Porter lecture, Healthy Lives/Healthy World: the utopian visions of interwar... read more »
Archaeologist Zahi Hawass and his team say that they have found evidence that a newly discovered tomb may belong to King Tutankhamun’s wife Ankhesenamun.... read more »
Edward Gibbon by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)In his Companion to the Roman Empire (2006), David S Potter called Edward Gibbon the 'first... read more »
Margaret of Scotland (Stewart) was born on 25 December 1424 as the eldest daughter of James I of Scotland and Joan Beaufort. She was betrothed to... read more »
  This article titled “British royal family change their name to Windsor – archive 1917” was written by Richard Nelsson, for theguardian.com... read more »
PHOTO: Mario Testino via Clarence House This article titled “Camilla at 70: a woman transformed” was written by Caroline Davies, for theguardian.com... read more »
How royal parents dealt with raising their children over the past thousand years, from keeping Vikings at bay to fending off paparazzi. William and Kate,... read more »