Tudor and Stuart Consorts: Power, Influence, and Dynasty now in Paperback

Tudor and Stuart Consorts: Power, Influence and Dynasty, edited by Aidan Norrie, J.L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer, Elena Woodacre, and myself is now available in a more affordable paperback edition from Palgrave History

Click here to purchase Tudor and Stuart Consorts: Power, Influence and Dynasty in paperback from Palgrave History

CBC News Interview: With the slimmed-down senior ranks of the Royal Family, could junior members step up?

I discussed the extended royal family and Prince William’s return to public engagements with Janet Davison at CBC News.

Click here to read “With the slimmed-down senior ranks of the Royal Family, could junior members step up?” in the Royal Fascinator Newsletter at CBC News

The Spring 2024 Carolyn Harris Royal Historian Newsletter

The Spring 2024 Carolyn Harris Royal Historian newsletter includes links to my recent articles and interviews as well as registration information for my 2024-2025 courses at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies.

Click here to read the Spring 2024 Carolyn Harris Royal Historian newsletter

USA Today Interview: Princess Kate announces she has cancer in video message. What’s next for the royal family?

I discussed the Princess of Wales’ cancer diagnosis and the impact on the monarchy of both King Charles III and the Princess of Wales being treated for cancer at the same time with Kelly Lawler at USA Today.

Click here to read “Princess Kate announces she has cancer in video message. What’s next for the royal family?” at USA Today

CBC News Interview: Public scrutiny of royals nothing new — but social media is taking it to another level, royal commentator says

I discussed the Princess of Wales’ cancer diagnosis and public scrutiny of the royal family with the CBC News Network.

Click here to watch “Public scrutiny of royals nothing new — but social media is taking it to another level, royal commentator says” at CBC News

Toronto Star Interview: What will it take to convince us Kate Middleton is OK?

I discussed the Princess of Wales and royalty in the social media age, as well as public perceptions of Queen Victoria, with Alex Boyd from the Toronto Star

Click here to read “What will it take to convince us Kate Middleton is OK?” in the Toronto Star

USA Today Interview: Public royal Princess Kate went private: Abdominal surgery, photo scandal has rumors flying

I discussed the Princess of Wales, her experiences with photography and the spread of rumors about the royal family with Marco Della Cava at USA Today.

Click here to read “Public royal Princess Kate went private: Abdominal surgery, photo scandal has rumors flying” in USA Today

CBC News Interview: Another doctored royal photo? Getty flags ‘digitally enhanced’ pic of Queen Elizabeth

I discussed the Princess of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II and increased public scrutiny of royal photographs with Natalie Stechyson at CBC News

Click here to read “Another doctored royal photo? Getty flags ‘digitally enhanced’ pic of Queen Elizabeth” at CBC News

CBC News Interview: The Kate photo scandal has tested the public’s trust. How do the Royals get it back?

I discussed the Princess of Wales and the public image of the monarchy from Queen Victoria’s reign to the present with Janet Davison at CBC News.

Click here to read “The Kate photo scandal has tested the public’s trust. How do the Royals get it back?” at CBC News

TIME Interview: What Are Working Royals? And What Happens When They Can’t Work?

In an interview with TIME magazine, I discussed the distinction between working and non working members of the royal family and the significance of the royal extended family during a period when both King Charles III and the Princess of Wales are experiencing medical conditions.

Click here to read What Are Working Royals? And What Happens When They Can’t Work? in TIME Magazine