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Abdication rumours again, Queen Elizabeth’s Sapphire Jubilee, new information about King George III, Swedish royal news and Prince Albert’s plans for his mother’s old home.
Abdication Rumours Again!
It’s business as usual for Denmark’s Queen Margrethe this week with a state visit and attending a Museum exhibition opening.
Queen Margrethe still has no plans to abdicate despite the usual claims by women’s magazines.
Queen Elizabeth II Sapphire Jubilee
The Queen breaks another record as she passes another milestone on Monday, 6 February 2017, with the 65th anniversary of her accession.
Find out why this is not a cause for celebration in our show.
Georgian Papers Programme
Great news for historians and researchers specialising in the Georgian era of British history, as 33,000 papers have gone online, mostly covering George III’s reign from 1760 to 1820.
A new BBC2 documentary, George III – The Genius of The Mad King, sheds new light about Australia’s first (and America’s last) King.
Visit the Georgian Papers Programme (GPP) for more details.
Lund University and Angela Merkel
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia participated in celebrations at Lund University and had an audience with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel during a state visit.
The Swedish Royal Court also released new photos of Crown Princess Victoria’s family.
Grace Kelly Home News
Hear about Prince Albert II of Monaco’s plans for his mother’s childhood home in Philadelphia, after some repairs, before it is opened to the public in 2018.Find out more about the Princess Grace Foundation-USA and the Princess Grace Irish Library whose branches will be based in Grace Kelly’s childhood home.