The Hanoverians The History Of A Dynasty

Return to Hanover for a visit to the Landesmuseum, which homes a excellent collection of paintings from the former royal collection. Fly at c.ten.40am from London Heathrow to Hamburg then drive to Lüneburg, capital of the eponymous duchy till 1373 when the city expelled the ducal family members. See the important town hall with original … Read more


The story of the building of a single of the most wonderful monuments in the globe. Published to coincide with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art back in 1989, this book nonetheless provides one of the finest introductions to the cultural world of the Taj Mahal. Written by the curators … Read more

Stetson Residence

Historians have struggled to comprehend George’s character and motivation – he remains elusive and to all accounts, was relatively private. Legend has it he barely spoke English when he initially arrived in England, while this is a dubious claim. Lots of were also scandalised by George’s remedy of his wife, Sophia Dorothea of Celle, who … Read more