CBC Radio Ottawa Morning Interview: What we know about King Charles’ cancer diagnosis

I discussed King Charles III’s recent cancer diagnosis and the 72th anniversary of the death of King Charles III’s grandfather, King George VI, with Hallie Cotnam on CBC Ottawa Morning.

Click here to listen to “What we know about King Charles’ cancer diagnosis” at CBC Ottawa Morning

CBC News Interview: What happens when a monarch falls ill? The plan for royal health issues explained

I discussed King Charles III’s recent cancer diagnosis and the impact of the King’s health on the monarchy in an interview with Janet Davison at CBC News

Click here to read “What happens when a monarch falls ill? The plan for royal health issues explained” by Janet Davison and Rhianna Schmunk at CBC News

CBC News Interview: The royal year: A quest to balance change and continuity after King Charles’s coronation

I discussed the highs and lows of the 2023 royal year and the major themes so far in the reign of King Charles III in a year end conversation with Janet Davison of CBC News.

Click here to read “The royal year: A quest to balance change and continuity after King Charles’s coronation” in the CBC News Royal Fascinator Newsletter

January-March 2024 Online Course for Seniors: Royal Parenting from Medieval Times to Modern Times

I will be offering an online course for seniors about Royal Parenting from Medieval Times to Modern Times for Etobicoke Learning Unlimited in January-March 2024.

Click here for more information and to register.

For more about the history of Royal Parenting, read my book, Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting (Dundurn Press: 2017)

CBC News Interview: Sophie brings empathy to patients and soldiers in Ontario — and hints of future for royal visits

I discussed the recent Canadian tour by Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh, King Charles III’s 75th birthday and the new statue of Queen Elizabeth II in Toronto’s Queen’s Park with Janet Davison at CBC News.

Click here to read this week’s edition of The Royal Fascinator Newsletter at CBC News.

CBC News Interview: King Charles to acknowledge ‘painful’ history on state visit to Kenya

In this week’s edition of The Royal Fascinator newsletter at CBC News, I discussed recent royal events including King Charles III’s forthcoming visit to Kenya (the first Commonwealth visit of his reign), the Duchess of Edinburgh’s recent visit to Ethiopia and the final season of The Crown series on Netflix.

Click here to read “King Charles to acknowledge ‘painful’ history on state visit to Kenya” in the CBC News Royal Fascinator newsletter.

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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CBC News Interview: Royal diplomacy hits the world stage on 2 fronts — Charles in France and William in New York

I discussed the state visit to France by King Charles III and Queen Camilla as well as Prince William’s visit to New York with Janet Davison at CBC News. I also discussed the recent podcast episode about the royal family’s rugby patronages, featuring William and Catherine, Prince and Princess of Wales and Princess Anne.

Click here to read “Royal diplomacy hits the world stage on 2 fronts — Charles in France and William in New York” in the CBC News Royal Fascinator newsletter.

New Monocle Radio Interview:  King Charles tries to repair the Entente Cordiale on his state visit to Paris. 

Along with historians Sarah Gristwood and Coryne Hall, I discussed the history of the relationship between the United Kingdom and France, as well the significance of the Palace of Versailles, in an interview with Isabella Jewell at Monocle Radio.

Click here to listen to “King Charles tries to repair the Entente Cordiale on his state visit to Paris” in the last eight minutes of the September 20, 2023 edition of The Monocle Daily.