Martin

Martin was the Editor of Royal Central from July 2012 to July 2014. He can now be found on thecourtier.co.uk



  • Protection Officer arrested after ammunition discovered at Buckingham Palace

    by - Oct 23, 2014
    A police officer working in the Royalty Protection command, known within the force as SO14, has been arrested today as part of an investigation into unlawful possession of ammunition, the Metropolitan Police say. The officer, who...
  • What exactly are The Queen’s powers?

    by - Oct 4, 2014
    One of the greatest peculiarities of the British constitution is that of the Royal Prerogative. Powers which have established over time as those which The Queen holds as Sovereign, though now largely exercised by ministers, have never been...
  • Queen calls for unity and understanding in referendum statement

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    The Queen has issued a statement from Balmoral this afternoon in the wake of the No vote returned by the people of Scotland in Thursday’s referendum on independence. Calling for an “understanding of the feelings of others”, The Queen...
  • Queen to make statement on Scottish independence result tomorrow

    by - Sep 18, 2014
    The Queen is to make a written statement tomorrow afternoon in the wake of the result of the Scottish independence referendum held today across the country. Polls closed just a short while ago at 10pm and the votes are...
  • Queen advertises for new helicopter pilot

    by - Sep 13, 2014
    Ever wanted to work with The Queen? Ever wanted to fly helicopters? Well today is your lucky day as the Royal Household advertise for someone to captain The Queen’s Helicopter flight and ferry members of the Royal...
  • Will Camilla actually be Princess Consort?

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    At the beginning of the year, I wrote a blog called ‘why Camilla must become our Queen‘. Since its publication, the article became the site’s single most discussed article, receiving over several hundred comments with varying views and...
  • Happy Birthday Beatrice: 26 facts about Princess Beatrice of York

    by - Aug 8, 2014
    Today is the 26th birthday of Princess Beatrice of York. In honour of the occasion, we’ve composed a list of 26 facts about the sixth in line to the throne. 1. Beatrice was born at 08:18 pm on...
  • Royal Family begin WW1 commemorations

    by - Aug 4, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge formally arrived in Belgium this morning to be greeted by King Philippe and Queen Mathilde at L’Abbaye Saint-Laurent to begin a series of events to commemorate the outbreak of WW1...
  • Lords of the Manor face losing ancient rights

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    Parliament’s justice committee has announced it intends to launch an inquiry into the ancient rights of Lords of the Manor as part of investigations in response to a number of letters received in recent months by the Government relating...
  • Kate’s visit to Malta confirmed by Palace

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Malta on 20th and 21st September this year at the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Malta’s independence, the Palace has announced. In her first solo overseas tour, Kate will...