After four years of podcasting, we have finally come to the end of the series and are ready to reveal your favourite royal dynasty and to crown the Rex Factor champion. Alfred the Great, Henry II and Elizabeth I were the three finalists and the winner was decided entirely by the public vote. Read on to find out who will forever wear the Rex Factor crown…
After almost four years of studying all the kings and queens of England from Alfred the Great to Elizabeth II, I have never actually seen the latter (i.e. “the” Queen). Yesterday, however, she was visiting Chelmsford (where I work and reside), providing something of a perfect opportunity. But would I manage it?
(Not giving anything away, but I’m not in this video!)
The third and final first round tie of the play-offs is now live. Doing battle in Group C are William the Conqueror, Edward III, Henry V, William IV, Victoria and George V. Read on for a quick introduction to the six contenders and details on how you can vote to decide the outcome.
There were 18 monarchs to receive the Rex Factor and who are now competing for the Rex Factor crown. Each of them has their own dedicated podcast but as a quick (re)introduction, here’s a guide to England’s greatest monarchs and their greatest achievements: Continue reading →