Queen Elizabeth Had Cancer Before She Died, New Book Claims

Welcome to this week’s edition of Royalist, The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Queen died while suffering from cancer, author says Queen Elizabeth was suffering through cancer in the last months of her life, according to well-connected author Gyles Brandreth. … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II went ‘weeks’ without seeing Philip: book

Queen Elizabeth II would go “weeks” without seeing her husband, Prince Philip, a new book titled, “Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait,” claims. The sparse meetings began when the Duke of Edinburgh retired in 2017, according to an excerpt of the upcoming biography obtained by the Daily Mail on Friday. However, author Gyles Brandreth reportedly also notes … Read more

Queen Elizabeth worried Prince Harry was too in love with Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth II thought grandson Prince Harry was “perhaps a little over-in-love” with his new bride Meghan Markle, according to an upcoming biography. “This was as far as she came – to my knowledge at least – to ever uttering a word against the new Duchess of Sussex,” British broadcaster Gyles Brandreth wrote in “Elizabeth: … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II suffered through painful cancer battle in final years

Queen Elizabeth II spent her final years secretly suffering through painful cancer, according to a new biography of the late British monarch. The Queen, who died in September after more than 70 years on the throne, worked through the agony of bone marrow cancer — the most common symptom of which is bone pain, according … Read more

‘The Crown’ Season 5 takes dramatic liberties, but here’s where they lean into history

Editor’s Note: This story contains some spoilers about season 5 of “The Crown.” CNN — “The Crown” has been criticized by some for making fiction appear to be fact. Netflix’s incredibly popular retelling of the lives of the modern day British royal family is rife with drama – too much for some people’s liking. Season … Read more

‘The Crown’ season 5 review: Imelda Staunton takes over as queen as the Netflix series returns

CNN — Questions of propriety about the fifth season of “The Crown” premiering two months after Queen Elizabeth II’s death are largely eclipsed by other issues, as the Netflix series reloads with new prestige talent in key roles and old troubles, while feeling more disjointed than unusual. The result is an uneven campaign that reinforces … Read more

‘The Crown’: Dame Judi Dench wants ‘cruelly unjust’ Season 5 to come with a disclaimer

CNN — Dame Judi Dench has played a British queen before and now she is sounding off about Netflix’s popular dramatization of the royal family. In a letter to The Times, the revered actress shares her concerns about the forthcoming new season of “The Crown,” writing that “the closer the drama comes to our present … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Netflix show will air in December

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s hotly-anticipated Netflix docu-series is still set to premiere this year — and is being slated for a December release, multiple sources tell Page Six. A Deadline report Monday claimed that the show was being pushed back until 2023 amid a backlash over the upcoming season of Netflix hit “The Crown.” … Read more

Sarah Ferguson posts first photos of Queen Elizabeth’s corgis since monarch’s death

CNN — The Queen’s beloved corgis appear to be in good hands with the Duchess of York. Sarah Ferguson has shared the first photos of Queen Elizabeth II’s famous dogs since her former mother-in-law’s funeral in September. The Queen was passionate about the corgi breed throughout her life, owning dozens of the dogs. She was … Read more

Hundreds of Paddington bears left for queen to be donated to charity – National

More than 1,000 Paddington bears and other teddies left in tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II in London and Windsor will be donated to a children’s charity, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. Mourners left thousands of tributes, including flowers and teddy bears, outside Buckingham Palace and in royal parks in London and outside Windsor Castle … Read more