I love maps! I just discovered a great WordPress plug-in that lets you create and customize various maps. Below, the current monarchies/duchies/principalities of Europe. Place your cursor over the country of interest for more. Also included but hard to see: Liechtenstein (Prince Hans Adam II) and Monaco (Prince Albert II) Also note the highlighted area in Cyprus – those indicate… Read More
This is a great interactive program called Kahoot! that can be used to engage students in a classroom. I love it! Play my Royal History Quiz game, see how you do! Access quiz!
Know thy kingdom: This blank map of the United Kingdom is downloadable. Use it to test yourself on the geography of the U.K. by locating: England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland Capital cities of each BONUS: Republic of Ireland Click to Enlarge
British Empire at its apex: “The sun never sets on the British Empire.” It was an incredibly expansive empire that rivaled that of Rome. Like the Romans, the British left lasting cultural impressions upon the lands it controlled, both good and ill. The map below illustrates the parts of the globe that were under British rule (and some are still… Read More
Recommended Reads: See my recommended reads at Amazon.com – only the best in royal books! An Uncommon Woman – The Empress Frederick: Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm You will feel great sympathy towards Vicky, the Empress Frederick, who was an unfortunate hostage to the intrigues of the German court. Sympathy… Read More