Monarchy

America’s republican prejudices stopped them from restoring a unifying king

Professor Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart discuss the role of the queen in British and European history

Graham Stewart and Jeremy Black discuss British and European conceptions of monarchy throughout history

The reformed Royal family sailed unscathed through the mid-century crises of the abdication, the Depression and the Second World War

Wide-ranging interest and inquiry no longer seems compatible with those who bear the pressures of public life

David Starkey talks to Graham Stewart about the crown’s delicate balance between reform, revolution, and sustaining a useful role

How the case for monarchy rests not only in its advantages, but also in its alternatives

The Duke of Edinburgh’s genius was to ensure that the more the Royal family changed, the more it appeared to remain the same

The increasingly partisan ways of the New York Times is setting an agenda that UK media outlets like the BBC appear unable to resist

While republicanism currently remains an underground interest, there is a real risk it could grow once Charles assumes the throne