Volume 16 | October 13, 2023

Welcome to the Carolyn Harris

Royal Historian Fall 2023 Newsletter

This fall, I am teaching two history courses at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, speaking about the history of royal weddings at Toronto Public Library, writing articles about famous Canadians for the Canadian Encyclopedia and discussing recent royal events with the media including the 1st anniversary of King Charles III's accession to the throne and his state visit to France.

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Courses starting this week

Tuesdays in class: Behind the Crown: The Monarchy from Queen Victoria to King Charles III

Wednesdays online: Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution


Recent Canadian Encyclopedia Articles

Robert Laidlaw MacMillan, cardiologist

Isabel Mackenzie King, mother of Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King

Frances Anne Hopkins, artist

Margaret MacMillan, historian

Charlotte Gray, biographer

Royal Weddings Lecture at North York Central Library, Toronto - October 13 at 7pm

Royal weddings are viewed by millions worldwide and discussed endlessly on social media. Dr. Carolyn Harris (Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting) looks at royal weddings since Victorian times and their influence on today's customs and trends.

Click here for more information.


Recent Media Interviews

October 3, 2023 We're Obsessed with these pictures of young King Charles in his action man era (Woman and Home Magazine)

September 24, 2023 Royal diplomacy hits the world stage on 2 fronts — Charles in France and William in New York (CBC News)

September 20, 2023, King Charles III and the Entente Cordiale (The Monocle Daily Radio)

September 8, 2023Historian reveals the most popular British monarchs – and where Elizabeth II ranks (Metro UK)

September 7, 2023What do the Commonwealth countries really think of King Charles? (The Times)

September 7, 2023‘Low-key’ King Charles focused on Indigenous reconciliation in first year on throne (Canadian Press)

July 30, 2023, His parents are keen to protect his privacy. But Prince George’s public profile is on the rise (CBC News)

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