In an extended interview with Katie Boyden at Metro UK, I discussed Queen Elizabeth II’s popularity and how past monarchs were viewed – favourably and unfavourably – by the public, both during their reigns and afterward. Kings and Queens discussed in the interview include Queen Victoria and Richard III.
September 8th, 2023 is the one year anniversary of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of King Charles III. I discussed King Charles III, Canada and the Monarchy with Kieran Southern at The Times
I discussed Prince George at 10 as well as changes to the Sovereign Grant with Janet Davison for the CBC News Royal Fascinator newsletter.
Click here to read the Carolyn Harris Royal Historian Summer 2023 newsletter – including the latest volume in the English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty series, a TED-Ed video that I developed about Marie Antoinette’s reputation as well as interviews and lectures about the coronation of King Charles III.
I developed a short video lesson for the TED-Ed History on Trial series about Marie Antoinette!
In this week’s issue of the CBC News Royal Fascinator, I discussed the challenges ahead for King Charles III in the aftermath of his coronation.
Click here to read King Charles’s coronation is over — now what? in the CBC News Royal Fascinator Newsletter
In the aftermath of the coronation of King Charles III, there has been speculation that Commonwealth countries, including Canada, will soon receive a visit from the new King and Queen. I discussed the possibility of a visit to Canada with Joshua Wong at the Toronto Star.
Click here to read Canadian diplomat says King Charles could visit Canada within ‘several months’ in the Toronto Star
The Empire Club of Canada Presents: For King and Canada: An Evening to Honour the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III In Partnership with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Host: The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Moderator: Heather J. Hiscox, Senior Host, CBC News Network
Speakers: Carolyn Harris, Author, Historian and Royal Commentator
Akaash Maharaj, Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and Ambassador-at-Large, GOPAC
Nathan Tidridge, Vice-President, Institute for the Study of the Crown in Canada
I discussed King Charles III’s coronation and the history of royal visits to Canada with CBC The House.
I discussed unusual and quirky coronation traditions on The Social on CTV