The only item of coronation regalia to survive the destruction at the end of the Civil War was the Coronation Spoon. Clement Kynnersley, who had bought it at the 1649 sale, returned the unique 12th-century gold spoon back to King Charles II.
In June 2016 the UK leg of Maserati’s International Polo Tour saw a thrilling match at the Gloucestershire-based Beaufort Polo Club.
Playing in the UK match at the iconic ground was a very special guest; HRH The Duke of Cambridge who played on the Maserati team.
The official range of china celebrating the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen has gone on sale. Produced by Royal Collection Trust, each item is made in Stoke-on-Trent using methods and techniques that have remained unchanged for 250 years.
King John ‘the Bad’ was particularly fond of collecting (stealing) jewellery and gold plate for himself and coinage for his guards, soldiers and court followers. John inherited the crown of Britain thanks mostly to the crusades by his brother Richard.
A rare and surprising archaeological discovery at Tel Dor: A gemstone engraved with the portrait of Alexander the Great was uncovered during excavations by an archaeological team directed by Dr. Ayelet Gilboa of the University of Haifa and Dr. Ilan Sharon of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.