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The St Patrick’s Day edition.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the 1st Battalion Irish Guards for their annual St Patrick’s Day Parade at Mons Barracks at Aldershot on Monday, 17 March 2014.

 

Swedish Royal Family News

The Swedish Royal Family are now on YouTube, including highlights from Princess Madeleine’s wedding to Christopher O’Neill on 8 June 2013.

Introducing HRH Princess Leonore Lilian Maria, Duchess of Gotland, who was born on Thursday, 20 February 2014, in New York.

Proud grandparents HM King Carl XVI Gustaf and HM Queen Silvia with HRH Princess Leonore. Photo Princess Madeleine The Royal Court Sweden

Proud grandparents HM King Carl XVI Gustaf and HM Queen Silvia with HRH Princess Leonore. Photo Princess Madeleine The Royal Court Sweden

Invictus Games

Prince Harry launched the Invictus Games which will be held from 10 to 14 September. Video courtesy of The British Monarchy YouTube Channel.

King Richard III

Leicester University was awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Archaeology, after discovering the remains of King Richard III buried in a council car park.

Richard III was hastily buried in the Greyfriars Priory after he was killed by Henry Tudor’s army at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.

Richard III. Source: University of Leicester

Richard III. Source: University of Leicester

Audio, Why Richard III should be buried in Leicester, courtesy of the University of Leicester.

Useful Links

University of Leicester – Richard III

FutureLearn – England in the time of King Richard III