Toronto Star Profile: On the 25th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death, royals watcher Carolyn Harris traces her and our fascination with bluebloods

In a feature article by Shinan Govani in the Toronto Star, I discussed the 25th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, royal tours past and present and my own interest in royal history.

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Time Magazine Interview: As Queen Elizabeth II Marks Her Platinum Jubilee, Who Is the Longest Reigning Monarch?

I discussed record breaking reigns around the world including King Louis XIV of France, King Rama IX of Thailand and Queen Elizabeth II with Olivia B. Waxman at Time Magazine

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The World Public Radio Interview: Platinum Jubilee marks Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign as queen of 15 countries

I discussed the Queen’s record breaking reign and her role as Head of the Commonwealth with Marco Werman at The World.

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English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty books now available for pre-order

Two of the volumes in the English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty series are now available for pre-order. More information is available here:

Later Plantagenet and Wars of the Roses Consorts: Power, Influence and Dynasty, edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, J. L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer and Elena Woodacre, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.

Tudor and Stuart Consorts: Power, Influence and Dynasty, edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, J. L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer and Elena Woodacre, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.

ABC News Australia Interview: Queen Elizabeth II said 1992 was her ‘annus horribilis’, or horrible year. But could this year have rivalled it?

I compared popular perceptions of Queen Elizabeth II and the monarchy in 1992 – the year the Queen considered to be her annus horribilus – and 2021 in an interview with ABC News Australia

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Global News Interview: Majority of Canadians want to ditch the British monarchy. How feasible is it?

I discussed polling data concerning the degree of support for the monarchy in Canada with Saba Aziz at Global News including the wording of polling questions and the complications that would accompany efforts to change Canada’s system of government.

Click here to read Majority of Canadians want to ditch the British monarchy. How feasible is it? at Global News

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