Henry VII (1485-1509): The Businessman King

Henry VII brought peace, prosperity and national pride to England. His reign ended the bloody Wars of the Roses. He became an outstandingly successful English king. He was born in Pembroke Castle on 28 January 1457. He survived thanks to his mother’s care during the Wars of the Roses. There was little likelihood of ever…

News: Agincourt, Young Farmers, Royal Birthdays & A Coronation

Remembering the Battle of Agincourt, royal birthday, Prince Charles visits young farmers and other royal events on this day. Farming Life Centre The Prince of Wales visits young farmers at the Farming Life Centre in Derbyshire. Battle of Agincourt Britain commemorated the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt which was fought on St Crispin's…

Podcast: Queen Elizabeth’s New Biography, Princes In The Tower & Not the Republic Again!

Prince William's tribute. Philippa Langley plans to find out who actually killed the Princes in the Tower. The Republic Debate again in Australia and news from Sweden and Norway. Prince William's Preface Prince William wrote a preface for a new book about Queen Elizabeth II, paying tribute to his grandmother as monarch. Visit Penguin Books…

Podcast: Prince Charles Goes Bowling & King Richard III’s Last Journey

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visit America, King Richard III's last journey before his reinterment and not-so-royal exclusives! Bowled Over? Prince Charles tries ten-pin bowling at a war veterans' retirement home, as the Duchess of Cornwall watches, during a royal visit to the United States of America. View image | gettyimages.com Prince Charles…

Podcast: Invictus Games, Richard III’s Diet, Bosworth & Diana’s Grave

Scientific research reveals Richard III's eating habits and we remember Bosworth. Has Princess Diana's grave been neglected? Latest news about Prince Harry and the Invictus Games, and more, in this week's podcast. Please click on the link to listen to this week's show: Invictus Games Update Prince Harry introduces the British team for the Invictus…

Richard III Found Buried In Car Park

An archaeological team from University of Leicester, led by Richard Buckley, Leicester City Council and the Richard III Society, revealed they made an extremely exciting discovery. They have unearthed a skeleton in a car park which they believe was King Richard III. Director of Corporate Affairs at the University of Leicester, and one of the…