Louis Mountbatten: 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Viceroy of India

British naval officer Lord Louis Mountbatten accepted the Japanese surrender during World War II. He was the last Viceroy of India, and also a mentor to Prince Charles. Mountbatten, known as “Dickie” to family and friends, was born Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas on 25 June 1900 at Frogmore House, Windsor. His parents were Prince…

Podcast: Prince Harry, Ireland Visit & Henry VIII Does Elvis

Prince Harry returns home from New Zealand, wants the government to bring back National Service, and attends the Chelsea Flower Show. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit Ireland including Mullaghmore where an IRA bomb killed Lord Mountbatten in 1979. Plans are already underway to plan a big birthday extravaganza for Queen…