The Queen Mother's personality and determination made a remarkable difference to the war effort as did her fight to improve the British people's morale during the second world war. Her insistence that the royal family remain in London was so much more than a reassuring statement.
In the company of rock stars and royals, the island of Mustique was probably the one place that Princess Margaret could be herself away from the prying eyes of the press and the disapproval of the palace.
England's Forgotten Queen: The Life and Death of Lady Jane Grey
Jane was just a teenager when she ruled England for 9 days in 1553. As her Protestant supporters quickly abandoned her in favour of the Catholic Mary, she was convicted of high treason and executed together with her teenage husband, Lord Guildford Dudley, less than a month later.
The Royal Beat - Ep 37. Princess Margaret: The Rebel Sister
08/27/2021 - The Royal Beat looks at the life and scandals of Princess Margaret, and talks us through the Royal Style in the Making exhibition currently on display at Kensington Palace. The panel also updates us on Princess Charlene of Monaco and discusses whether Prince Andrew should keep his mi...