Quizzes: General knowledge of British royalty. How’d you do?
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
The House of Hanover: George I to Victoria This was the line that ruled in Germany as well as Britain, until Victoria’s ascension. George I George II George III George IV William IV Victoria The House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha: (Brief) Named for Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert Edward VII The House of Windsor: Renamed to sound more English than German (World War… Read More
Calling all Anglophiles and royal fans! Welcome to Mandy’s British Royalty, a site chock full of royal history. Here I present the royal family tree, iconic characters, royal babies, and more – all with a dash of American perspective. Enjoy your stay, and remember to contact me with any questions or comments here. Want more? Read on.
King Richard III was the last English king to be killed in battle. He fought Henry Tudor in the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, where Henry triumphed. Richard’s body was then buried in the Greyfriars Church in the English town of Leicester. That was all, for a time. Then, miraculously, the bones of Richard III became the discovery of… Read More
The year 2016 marked the 80th anniversary of the Abdication, otherwise known as “The Year of Three Kings”. Here is a brief history of what transpired that fateful year. King George V was ailing. He had been ill for some time, and as the harsh winter of 1935 pressed on, it did not look like the king would long survive…. Read More