Netflix's original series The Crown painted a unique and intimate portrait of Britain's longest-reigning monarch. This official companion to the show, written by New York Times bestseller Robert Lacey, is an in-depth exploration of the early years of Elizabeth II's time as married Princess and Queen (1947 - 1955), complete with extensive research, additional material and exclusive, beautifully reproduced images.
Happy Birthday, Ma’am! Ninety glorious pictures, for ninety usually glorious years!!
Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest-reigning monarch in British history on the evening of 9 September 2015. This documentary compares the lives and the reigns of two extraordinary women who have steered their courses through periods of remarkable change: Elizabeth and Victoria.
Royal historian Robert Lacey speaks with ABC News to explain how the giving birth and the rearing of a royal child have changed from the times of the newborn's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, to the present day, which took a different direction from the day Prince Charles and Princess Diana decided they wanted their child born in a normal hospital.
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Royal baby named Prince George Alexander Louis. Grandmother Queen Elizabeth II'thrilled' about William and Kate's son, who is 3rd in line to throne.
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Original published date: Wed, 07/24/201
On Sunday June 3rd, royal biographer Robert Lacey spoke on BBC Radio 2 with Aled Jones about the Jubilee
BBC’s The World Tonight -- Robert Lacey's contribution to the program starts about seven and a half minutes into the program.
The relationship between the Royals and the media has always been a delicate one. Ideally it is symbiotic. When it becomes parasitic, the Royals hit out. -- writes Luisa Baldini on the BBC website -- she goes on to quote my recent book "A Brief Life of the Queen".
In the early 1980s, the Queen", the monarch invited the editors of Fleet Street to discuss what might be done to alleviate the pressure the Princess of Wales was feeling at the hands of the media.
On one occasion she had been photographed buying sweets in a village shop.
"The Queen was at the heart of the Diamond Celebrations this week. But how relevant is she in modern day Australia? Rod Quinn discusses with Robert Lacey, author of 'Majesty'.