History Of Royals

The Hunt For The Real King Arthur

King, emperor, hero, god – the name King Arthur conjures an array of images, but just how much truth is there to this ancient legend?

History Of Royals

Kate Williams Talks Rival Queens

We speak to bestselling author, historian and broadcaster Kate Williams about her new book, Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the need for a new, modern perspective

History Of Royals

The Dangers Of Royal Inbreeding

From the Spanish Habsburgs to Queen Victoria’s grandchildren, how centuries of inbreeding and genetic mutation led Europe’s royal families to ruin

History Of Royals

The Real Macbeth’s Bloody Rise

Discover the true story of the Scottish ‘Red King’ who inspired Shakespeare’s murderous tragedy

History Of Royals

Tamerlane’s Reign of Terror

The ‘Scourge of Allah’ wrought death and destruction across the Islamic world, but did he totally deserve his bloodthirsty reputation?

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