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…

Podcast: Henry VII’s Bed, 69th Wedding Anniversary, Jordanian Royal Visit & Prince Harry

A king's bed found in a car park, the Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 69th Wedding Anniversary, another royal visit to Australia, Prince Harry news and Buckingham Palace repairs. Henry VII's Marriage Bed The extraordinary story of how Henry VII's bed ended up in a car park in Wales. It is believed to be England's…

Podcast: Danish Royal News, Jutland, Literature Train & Henry VII The Big Spender!

Danish Royal Family on social media, Queen Margrethe II opens a Viking fortress, Prince Philip misses Jutland commemorations, the Literature Train, Henry VII and Queen Elizabeth's Wedding and Coronation gowns on display. Danish Royal Family News The Danish Royal Family are now on Facebook and Instagram. HRH The Crown Prince takes a photo of HM…

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. [tapview] 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…

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: Canada, Belgium, Luxembourg & Vice Regal Tweets

Princess Anne's Canadian visit, Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia's official visits to Luxembourg and Belgium, Vice Regal tweets, and more. Vice Regal Tweets Queensland Governor, Paul de Jersey, follows the Queen's example and sends his first tweet. Here's a copy of his message. Followed by this message ... The Princess Royal Visits Canada Embed…

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…

Video: The King Richard III Special

King Richard III's body will remain in Leicester, Philippa Langley and Michael Jones discuss their book, The King's Grave and a brief outline of the monarch's life. This video was produced as part of assessment for the Diploma of Screen and Media (Radio Broadcasting) at Petersham TAFE. Sources Many thanks for permission to use photos…

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…