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H&P encourages historians to use their expertise to shed light on issues of the day. If you are interested in submitting an opinion piece for publication, please see our editorial guidelines. We currently have 322 Opinion Articles listed by date and they are all freely searchable by theme, author or keyword.

The deep past provides a context for King Charles’s coronation

With 6 May looming, David Pratt argues that more engagement is needed with the medieval roots of the modern coronation service. History might help to address some tricky modern problems.

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Visiting the Pope the monarchs private visit

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Edward VII: a role model for Charles?

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‘Little grape’ and the ‘right to reign’

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Baby George is named, but beware the christening

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What’s in a name? Naming Baby Cambridge

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The Summer baby who will be King… or Queen

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Queen Victoria: the heart of a heartless political world

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All Aboard! Return of the royal yacht?

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The image of a modern monarchy, past and present

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