OBIT ER II
21 April 1926 - 8 September 2022
November 2020 publication: Reformation Reputations
The Power of the Individual in English Reformation History
December 2021 publication:
The Last Coronation in Scotland - An Anomaly? (The Court Historian)
Berry Brothers & Rudd: Coronations, Royalty & Wine
1 June 2020
Join us in the Pickering Cellar at BBR for an evening of wine, royalty and coronation history. Fine wines have long been part of prestigious royal ceremonial events and this evening will highlight regal links, from the Tsars of Russia to Hungarian connections. Hosted by Rebecca Lamont, Head of Wine School, with guest speakers Dr George Gross and Dr David J. Crankshaw.
Russia, Royalty & The Romanovs
Sotheby's 'Napoleon's Chair'
The October 2018 sale The Midas Touch will include an incredibly rare original char, commissioned by Napoleon for his coronation in 1804.
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse
June - November 2019
An impressive exhibition that brings together family, diplomatic, political and artistic connections between the two royal houses of Britain and Russia.
Many of the works of art featured were commissioned as diplomatic gifts, others as intimate personal mementos, including miniature masterpieces by the famous House of Fabergé.
Research in Ireland - April 2018
Continuing our international trawl through the archives, we had a very successful research trip to Ireland in April, visiting a number of repositories in Dublin and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland in Belfast. As ever, our inquiries yielded a mixture of the predictable and the unpredictable to feed into our range of publications.