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British Monarchy

Why We Can't Get Enough of the Tudors

S.J. Parris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
S.J. Parris

Why are we compelled to go on retelling the story of this troubled royal dynasty who lived and loved and fought and shagged and chopped off heads half a millennium ago?

Can We Finally Tell the Truth About Britain's Vile 'Queen Mother'?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

William Shawcross has won the favor of his fellow monarchists by taking the Queen Mother's curdled life and presenting it as the best of British.

Queen Elizabeth Calls For Swan Count

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Quiet please -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth is preparing to have her swans counted. Buckingham Palace has announced that the annual ...