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CATEGORY: British Royals
British Royals Have Been Scandalously Marrying Commoners Since 1464
June 15, 2017

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The Shocking Medieval Execution Story Referenced by James Comey
June 8, 2017

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Prince Philip: From Controversial Consort to Royal Stalwart
May 4, 2017

The 95-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain’s longest-serving monarch, is retiring from his public duties this fall. Read More

The Hidden Dark Side of Charles and Diana’s Relationship
April 4, 2017

Thought you knew all there was to know about Charles and Diana? Think again. Read More

Letters May Prove George III “Madness” Theory
March 24, 2017

A computer analysis of the British monarch's writing supports the long-held belief that he suffered from a mental illness. Read More

The Scandalous Romance That May Have Saved the British Monarchy
December 9, 2016

King Edward VII caused the British crown to endure its deepest crisis in modern history. The abdication of a pro-Nazi king, however, may have prevented even greater trouble that could have been fatal to the monarchy. Read More

Search Begins For Another King Possibly Buried Under a Parking Lot
June 15, 2016

Archaeologists are currently searching a parking lot and the area around a school in Reading, England, hoping to find the remains of the 12th-century ruler King Henry I. Read More

9 Things You Should Know About the Wars of the Roses
May 22, 2015

Explore nine key facts about the bloody feud that permanently altered the course of British history. Read More

A Name Fit For a Prince
July 24, 2013

Get the facts on the complicated family history of Britain's newest royal arrival. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II
June 1, 2012

Explore the extraordinary life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Read More