CBC News Network’s Linda Ward speaks with royal expert Carolyn Harris

On Victoria Day weekend, I discussed King Charles III and his sons with Linda Ward on the CBC News Network comparing King Charles III’s reign with the reign of Queen Victoria’s eldest son, King Edward VII.

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CBC News Interview: A rare royal double act from King Charles and Prince William as rift with Prince Harry drags on

I discussed King Charles III, Prince William and Prince Harry with Janet Davison at CBC News

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CBC News Interview: Who will be the public face of the monarchy as King Charles is treated for cancer?

I discussed King Charles III’s cancer diagnosis, Prince Harry’s brief visit to the United Kingdom and the important public role of senior royal women including Queen Camilla, Princess Anne and Sophie Duchess of Edinburgh with Janet Davison at CBC News

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Friday October 13 Toronto Public Library Lecture: A History of Royal Weddings from Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan

I will be delivering an evening lecture (7pm) at North York Central Library in Toronto on Friday October 13 about the history of royal weddings from Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan! All are welcome.

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Fall 2023 University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Course: Behind the Crown: The Monarchy from Victoria to Charles III

I will be teaching an eight week course on Tuesday afternoons in October-November 2023 at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies – Behind the Crown: The Monarchy from Victoria to Charles III. Click here for more information and to register.

ABOUT THIS COURSE

The personal lives of royalty are a popular subject for fiction in novels, films and TV series but the real history is more interesting. Each generation of royalty must respond to the challenges of their times to keep the monarchy relevant and engaged with public opinion. Join Carolyn Harris, historian, commentator and author of Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting for a lively discussion of the history, politics and cultural significance of the monarchy in the UK and Canada.  

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NBC News Interview: Prince Harry to attend King Charles’ coronation while wife Meghan¬†remains in California

I discussed past family disagreements and guest list controversies on royal occasions in an interview with David K. Li at NBC News

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Yahoo News Interview: ‘There’s a special place in hell for Prince Harry’ to ‘genuinely gripping read’: Why ‘Spare’ has drawn so much scrutiny

I discussed how Prince Harry’s memoir Spare has been received in an interview with Abhya Adlakha at Yahoo News.

Click here to read “‘There’s a special place in hell for Prince Harry’ to ‘genuinely gripping read’: Why ‘Spare’ has drawn so much scrutiny” at Yahoo News

TIME Magazine Interview: Spare Might Be the Biggest Bombshell Royal Memoir Ever. But It’s Not the Only One

I discussed the history of royal memoirs including Queen Victoria’s published journals and the ghostwritten memoirs of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor with Olivia B. Waxman at TIME History.

Click here to read “Spare Might Be the Biggest Bombshell Royal Memoir Ever. But It’s Not the Only One” at TIME History

Click here to read my article in Reader’s Digest Canada about the history of royal memoirs