Explore Britain's royal history and heritage with exhibitions, event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Décapitation perfume inspired by Catherine Howard indiscretions aims to turn museum visitors into "virile Tudor males"
A perfume dubbed Décapitation, honouring Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's allegedly unfaithful fifth wife, has been launched in York.
An Oxford professor claims that Princess Kate is less of a modern princess than one might expect and carries out many of the traditional roles of a royal consort.
An Historic Scotland commissioned restoration of a set of tapestries as part of a larger proposal to renovate the palace of James V has been unveiled at Stirling Castle.
We take you to the Allhallows Museum of Lace in Honiton to meet the wonderful scarlet chiffon nightdress, capelet and full-length gown once worn by Wallis Simpson.
A set of digital rights clauses created by 3,000 students worldwide are to be voted on by the public as part of a new digital Magna Carta, with the ‘Top 10’ clauses revealed on Magna Carta Day......
In the tercentenary year of Louis XIV's death, the British Museum reveals the medals made for a man intent on being known as a Sun King whose rays would warm and illuminate the world.
A Magna Carta for the common(s) people: Cornelia Parker's Wikipedia Embroidery unveiled at British Library
Cornelia Parker’s major embroidery installation of Magna Carta is about to go on display at the British Library - here's a sneak preview.
A new statue of one of Scotland’s best known historical figures, Mary Queen of Scots, has been unveiled at the place of her birth in 1542, Linlithgow Palace.
Monster, villain and clown: Richard III tried to hide scoliosis before cruel depictions were made, new research says
The king could have tried to hide his scoliosis before his body was exhibited following his death at the Battle of Bosworth, says the University of Leicester's Dr Mary Ann Lund.
An Oxford student who found one of the physicist's sketch and note-filled manuscripts in the National Archives says Newton made a medal given to crowds in 1702.