On May 12, 1937, Princess Elizabeth—then just 11 years old—looked on as her father, King George VI, was crowned at Westminster Abbey. Little did she know that just 16 years later, she would be at the center of the exact same ceremony.
In the 1930s, how would a middle-class Baltimore divorcee become romantically involved with the man who would be King of England? It always comes down to who you know. And Wallis Simpson knew how to climb the social ladder very effectively.
Anne Boleyn’s execution freed Henry VIII up to marry his mistress and try again for a male heir. But he might’ve felt bad about it later.
The show will likely cover the early phase of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s relationship at the University of St. Andrews.
This year, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne and 96 years on Earth. Mattel is marking the dual occasion with a royal Barbie.