The death of Queen Elizabeth II is a momentous event in modern British history. This special episode contains some facts about her life, reflections on events, thoughts about King Charles III, the Royal Finances, the constitution, national decline, the Commonwealth, and possibilities for the future.
This episode covers;
- Birth, coronation & television
- WW2 & the ATS
- Post war austerity, the Elizabethan rebirth, more television
- The start of the Commonwealth & retreat from Empire
- Famous friends, anecdotes and gin
- Royal finances
- Constitutional problems
- Colonialism, anti colonialism, reparations and artefacts
- The Koh-i-Noor
- Troubled waters ahead.
- A last note of hope?
If you want to get in touch, I’d love to hear from you. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, follow me on twitter @ageofvictoria, visit the website at www.ageofvictoriapodcast.com. The show also has a facebook page and group. Just search for Age of Victoria. Don’t forget to leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it takes less time than making a coffee. You can also subscribe for free on most major podcast apps. To support the show on Patreon, either CLICK HERE or you can go to Patreon and search for Age of Victoria podcast or my name. Take care and bye for now.