Today’s Royal Mistress underneath the Hisdoryan spotlight is Odette de Champdivers, the mistress of Charles VI of France. This is a sad tale that makes me feel sorry for all the main…

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Britain is a nation with one foot stuck firmly in the past. You only have to look at this year’s frenzy about Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s wedding to know…

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So, Princess Eugenie surprised us all and went for the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara!  Well, when you have so many royal tiaras to chose from – what’s a girl to…

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With the wedding of Princess Eugenie and her fiance Jack Brooksbank merely days away, its no surprise that magazines are wildly speculating about what the blushing bride will wear, including…

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When I started this blog, I always envisaged using it to share some of the more interesting stories from my family history research. Now, I know everyone’s definition of interesting…

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