Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most famous women in the world, yet she is the most discreet. No one truly knows how the Queen feels, as she prefers to remain outside the fray of celebrity and above political strife. She can – and does – step forward to advise, consult, and warn politicians in her government, but she… Read More
Welcome to Royal biographies! For royals from years past, please visit In Memoriam. HRH The Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales In a speech to the House of Commons two days after Charles’ birth, Winston Churchill remarked: “Our ancient Monarchy renders inestimable services to our country and to all the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations. Above the ebb… Read More
If you love maps like I do, then you’ll be thrilled with the WordPress plugin that generates them to show countries and locations throughout the world. Interactive World Maps is a great resource. Below, the current monarchies/duchies/principalities of Europe that I created using this plugin. Place your cursor over the country of interest for more. Also included but hard to… 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!
View image | gettyimages.com Over 500 years have passed since King Richard III was killed during battle at Bosworth Field in 1485. He was buried in a monastery, but it had been destroyed long ago. The rumor persisted that his bones had been tossed into the nearby river and washed away forever. Today the mystery has been put to rest… Read More
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