Posts tagged: Nine Kings

K is for Nine Kings

Rather than being about an individual, this week’s post concerns a remarkable photograph of nine kings that illustrates how great were the changes in the early 20th century.

It was taken in London in May 1910 as the crowned heads of gathered for the funeral of King Edward VII and of the nine monarchs, four would be deposed, one assassinated and two would be at each other’s throats. Read more ›››