Welcome to our 49th installment of “Ask a Historian”.

Join Historian Matthew Wilkinson for our next episode of “Ask A Historian” today on our YouTube channel.

This week Matthew welcomes guest Dr. Carolyn Harris as they explore historic Royal visits, their influence on our landscape, and the future connections of the Royal Family to Mississauga.

Dr. Carolyn Harris is an instructor in history at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. She received her Ph.D in European history from Queen’s University in 2012.

Her writing concerning the history of monarchy in the UK, Europe, and Canada has appeared in numerous publications including the Globe and Mail, Ottawa Citizen, Smithsonian Magazine, Reader’s Digest and the BBC History Magazine. She also provides historical and royal commentary for television and radio.

Dr. Harris is the author of 3 books:

  • Magna Carta and Its Gifts to Canada
  • Queenship and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: Henrietta Maria and Marie Antoinette
  • Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting

She is also the proofreading editor of the Royal Studies Journal and is currently co-editing a forthcoming book series: English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty.

Heritage Mississauga is pleased to present this informative episode of Ask A Historian with esteemed Royal expert, Dr. Carolyn Harris.

#ApartTogether we continue to research, record, and celebrate our royal city.

Website: royalhistorian.com
Twitter: @royalhistorian

You are invited to email us questions you have about Mississauga and we encourage you to send a short (less than 1 minute) MP4 video of your question, which we may feature in one of our “Ask a Historian” videos.

Any questions not featured in our videos will receive a written response from Matthew.

We would also love to feature questions from young Mississauga residents who are curious about their city and will feature a dedicated video to these inquisitive kids.

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