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: 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…

Podcast: Royal Reporter, Greenland Visit & Richard III’s Reburial

Royal Reporter's Tom Scholes-Fogg shares some insights on the British Royal Family, more news regarding King Richard III's reburial in Leicester, and details of a royal visit to Greenland. Royal Reporter Royal Reporter's Tom Scholes-Fogg shares some insight into setting up the website and the British royal family. Royal Visit to Greenland View image |…

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…