The Art of Monarchy - Friend or Foe
See a photo gallery of the objects featured in Episode 2 of 'The Art of Monarchy'.
Ceremonial table salt, known as The Exeter Salt, by Johann Hass
Paid for by the people of Exeter and presented to Charles II on his restoration in 1660.
Princess Elizabeth trains as an A.T.S Officer
Princess Elizabeth in A.T.S. uniform at the training centre in Camberley.
Sword of Edward III
This giant bearing sword was used as a symbol of Edward III's power and authority.
The Field of the Cloth of Gold (c.1520)
Celebrating the meeting of Henry VIII and Francis I of France near Calais in 1520.
Portrait miniature depicting Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587), by François Clouet (c.1520-1572)
This miniature possibly belonged to Mary's cousin, Elizabeth I (1533-1603).
Photograph of Queen Victoria and her family, taken at Coburg by E. Uhlenhuth in 1894
The 'Grandmother of Europe', surrounded by her descendents from royal houses across Europe