The Battle of Hastings, 14 October 1066

The Battle of Hastings was a great turning point in English history, which ended 600 years of Anglo-Saxon rule, and the beginning of Norman rule. Edward The Confessor Edward the Confessor, who died without issue, allegedly promised the English throne to William of Normandy in 1051. According to Peter Rex in his biography, William the…

Podcast: Vale King Bhumibol, Two State Visits, 1066 & All That!

Thailand's King Bhumibol passes away, the Queen and Prince Philip receive Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, Kate's Netherlands visit, Battle of Hastings commemorations, and two state visits. Singapore State Visit to Norway King Harald and Queen Sonja welcomes Singapore President and his wife on their first official visit to Norway, which included laying a…

Podcast: Israel, The Reformation’s 500th Anniversary, Hastings and Canada Tour Ends

Prince Charles represents the Queen in Israel, Queen Margrethe II's contribution for the Reformation's 500th Anniversary, 1066 and the Battle of Hastings, and the Cambridge family finish their Canada tour. Israel Prince Charles attended former Israeli President Shimon Peres funeral in Jerusalem. Embed from Getty Images     The Prince paid a personal visit to…

Podcast: Harold II Mystery, Royal Visit & More News From Denmark

An update from the Danish Royal Court, did Harold II really die at the Battle of Hastings, a Royal Visit to the Netherlands, the Man Booker Prize, Richard III's reburial and more ... More Danish Royal Palace News According to this week's Woman's Day, something is rotten in the state of Denmark? Is it really?…