Dr Nick Hervey examines the historic role of the police in royal protection in the fourth in a series of twelve guest posts.
Stray advertisements from the Journal of Mental Science.
Forbidden Obsession: Asylum by Patrick McGrath.
Whatever the motivation of would-be regicides, serious attempts on the monarch's life brought into play the full machinery of the judiciary.
Find out more about Valentine's Day at Bethlem.
The Edward Adamson Festival, launching on Wednesday 12 February, is a celebration of the life and work of artist Edward Adamson (1911-1996...
Read the first of Dr Nick Hervey's blogs about a range of people who got too close for Her Majesty's comfort between 1837 and 1852.
Find out more about how Christmas has been marked at Bethlem in the past.