Speaking of royalty, there’s an excellent series called “Monarchy” narrated by David Starkey, about the history of the English/British monarchy from as far back as the Anglo-Saxon “first man among equals”, through Alfred The Great, Viking raids and Norman Conquest, Plantaganets, York and Lancaster, Tudors and Stuarts, Cromwell, Gorious Revolution, Hanoverian dynasty, Victoria amd Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, change to Windsor.
The first two parts can be seen on Netflix, amd the rest on You Tube (make sure to watch the UK version, there’s a US version which is compressed and shortened).
It’s really good and makes it all almost understandable, makes it very interesting without resorting to dumbed-down gimmickry.
Davod Starkey also did a series on Henry VIII: The Mind Of A Tyrant from his youth to death. (It’s also available on You Tube). Really excellent music, so excellent that I bought the soundtrack. No one does history like the British when they stick to the straightforward manner.
I might give it a look-see
It is kind of funny that the English have mostly been ruled by foreign kings: from 1066 to Edward I, the kings spoke French (or rather Gascon), then after the last English king Richard III died, it was first Welsh kings (Tudors), then Scottish (Stewarts), then a Dutchman (William of Orange) and then Germans (Hanoverians), Germans and more Germans. I think Princess Diana was the first English person to marry into the Royal family in centuries :)