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Carolyn Harris

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Dr. Carolyn S. Harris teaches history at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. She received her PhD in European history from Queen's University in 2012. Her writing concerning the history of monarchy in the U.K., Europe, and Canada has appeared in numerous publications including the Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Smithsonian Magazine and the BBC News Magazine, and she is a frequent guest on television and radio. She lives in Toronto.

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Raising Royalty: 1000 Years...

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The Royal Family on the Buckingham Palace balcony after the 2012 Trooping the Colour Parade


I discussed the current popularity of the royal family with Good Housekeeping in the UK. Here is an excerpt from the interview:


“Members of the royal family are certainly conscious of how they are perceived. The Queen reputedly once said ‘I have to be seen to be believed’ and remaining in the public eye t...

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