Canadian Press Interview: First months on throne show King Charles wants to engage, but Canadians skeptical

I discussed the public perception of King Charles III in Canada as well as Canadian attitudes toward the monarchy with Morgan Lowrie at the Canadian Press

Click here to read “First months on throne show King Charles wants to engage, but Canadians skeptical” at CTV News

Canada’s History Magazine Panel: The Future of the Crown in Canada

I discussed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022) and the future of the Crown in Canada during the reign of King Charles III in a panel discussion with Canada’s History Magazine

Click here to watch “The Future of the Crown in Canada” at Canada’s History Magazine

New Canadian Encyclopedia Article: Princess Margaret

In my latest article for the Canadian Encyclopedia, I discuss the life and legacy of Princess Margaret including her tours of Canada and the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.

Click here to read my article about Princess Margaret in the Canadian Encyclopedia

Canadian Press Interview: A look at the Canadian content in ‘Harry & Meghan’Canadian Press Interview:

In an interview with Cassandra Szklarski at the Canadian Press, I discussed portrayals of Toronto and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s time in Canada as presented in the recent Netflix documentary, “Harry and Meghan.”

Click here to read “A look at the Canadian content in ‘Harry & Meghan’” in the Toronto Star

CBC News Interview: Mixing royal fact and fiction: Why the next season of The Crown is facing more controversy

I discussed Season 5 of The Crown on Netflix, which will be released on November 9, including why this season is more controversial than previous seasons, and how the priorities of historical fiction are different from those of historical scholarship.

Click here to read “Mixing royal fact and fiction: Why the next season of The Crown is facing more controversy” in The Royal Fascinator newsletter at CBC News

I also recently discussed the accession of King Charles III and The Monarchy in Canada with CBC Kids

My interview with CBC Airplay: What Is Queen Elizabeth II’s Legacy to Canada?

Royal Studies Podcast: English Consorts: Power, Influence, and Dynasty

I discussed the English Consorts: Power, Influence, and Dynasty series with co-editors Elena Woodacre, Aidan Norrie, and Joanna Laynesmith on the Royal Studies Podcast including key themes in the history royal consorts, and the challenges of co-editing a book series that includes chapters on every English/British royal consort from 1066 to the present day!

Click here to listen to English Consorts: Power, Influence, and Dynasty on the Royal Studies Podcast

Click here to purchase the first volume in the series to be published: Tudor and Stuart Consorts: Power, Influence and Dynasty, edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, J. L. Laynesmith, Danna R. Messer and Elena Woodacre.

Rabble Radio Podcast Interview: Keep Calm and Carry On: Reviewing the Royals in Canada

I discussed the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II and popular perceptions of the royal family in Canada with Rabble Radio.

Click here to listen to Keep Calm and Carry On: Reviewing the Royals in Canada

New Canadian Encyclopedia Article: Princess Anne (HRH The Princess Royal)

My new article in the Historica Canada Canadian Encyclopedia is about Princess Anne (HRH The Princess Royal) with a focus on her Canadian charitable work and patronages, official and working visits to Canada and her participation in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Click here to read Princess Anne (HRH The Princess Royal) in the Canadian Encyclopedia