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.
A previously unknown portrait of Henry VIII’s only son, Edward VI, has been discovered in the art collection of London’s Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.
An unmissable glimpse into the Tudor imagination is promised by the Royal College of Physicians who will be showing books from the extraordinary lost library of polymath, mathematician and magician John Dee for the very first time in 2016.
This fine, originally blue-green sleeved waistcoat or vest has traditionally been identified as one of the garments worn by Charles on the day he died, probably over a linen undershirt.
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.