How Richard III’s DNA called into question 500 years of royal rule - After being found in a parking lot, Richard III’s bones have solved some royal mysteries and opened up a bigger one...
Robert Lacey was on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme to talk about Prince Charle's visit to Saudi Arabia and the case of Saudi blogger and dissident Raif Badawi.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (pictured)
Matthew spoke live to the distinguished historian and Saudi expert Robert Lacey who has written books about the Saudi kingdom, and furthermore has spent decades living there, thus has first-hand experience of the life of the late King.
Amongst claims that senior elements in Saudi Arabia sympathizes with the radical terrorist group ISIS, young princes are showing the truth of the Kingdom's attitude, and taking a stand.
Eileen Ford created the twentieth century’s largest and most successful model agency, representing and advancing the careers of hundreds of the world’s most famous models. Read on to learn more about what she did with her life here.
Peopled with an extraordinary cast of characters, Grace is a rich and riveting story. ‘Racy, crammed with gossip and anecdotes’ said Cosmopolitan. Robert Lacey is the first author to penetrate the storybook façade. Through hundreds of interviews with Grace’s family and friends, he weaves the tale of a complex and surprisingly conflicted woman who created a dream for herself and lived it.