George V

David Woodward describes how, throughout the First World War, the King remained on the narrow strip of Belgium between Ypres and the sea which remained in Allied hands.

Destiny doesn’t get much grimmer than this tale of the death wish of the ruling classes. Wilhelm II, King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany,...

George V retained his throne by learning a lesson ignored by most of his European contemporaries – relinquish all power, writes Miranda Carter.