British Royals / Royal documentaries

Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots: A Documentary by Historian Simon Schama

In September 200o, the BBC documentary, A History of Britain, aired in the United Kingdom.  This fifteen part series was written and hosted by the super awesome historian, Simon Schama. The chapter I have linked from this series is entitled, The Body of the Queen, which focuses on two uniquely different women:  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Historian David Starkey and Curator for the Royal Collections, Jennifer Scott, Discuss Royal Portraiture

On March 14, 2011, the official website for the British monarchy published the discussion about royal portraiture on their official You Tube channel. The speakers are:  The awesome (in my opinion) Historian Dr. David Starkey and Jennifer Scott, curator for the royal collection. David Starkey, one of Britain’s finest historians joined Royal Collection curator Jennifer … Continue reading