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  • 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...
  • Adorable new photo of Prince George released to mark first birthday

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    A new photograph of Prince George of Cambridge has been released to mark the 3rd-in-line to the throne’s first birthday, which he celebrates this Tuesday. The picture was taken by Press Association photographer John Stillwell when...
  • The indifference causing the decline of the baronetcy

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    The honour of baronetcy is one of the most peculiar and, on the whole, little-understood hereditary honours in the Britain, yet this illustrious organisation of hereditary knights, whose predecessors actions were enough to merit honour (though...
  • Queen set to begin Balmoral summer break

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    The Queen will travel to Balmoral next week to begin her annual summer holiday, where she will also begin the 2014 Commonwealth games in Glasgow on Wednesday with other members of the Royal Family. Balmoral Castle, purchased...
  • Can you buy a title?

    by - Jul 11, 2014
    The short answer is yes… But it’s not as easy as you think. Since 1925, it has been a criminal offence to buy or sell a title of honour, punishable by up to two years in...
  • Royal succession changes reach final hurdle

    by - Jul 6, 2014
    The changes to the rules governing the line of succession to the British and Commonwealth throne will be brought into effect in the coming weeks once Western Australia has passed its bill bringing the changes into...
  • Princess Eugenie watches tennis-star namesake at Wimbledon

    by - Jul 5, 2014
    Princess Eugenie of York was in the Royal box at Wimbledon this afternoon watching her tennis-playing namesake Eugenie Bouchard from Canada take on Petra Kvitova in the women’s grandslam finals on centre court. Joined by long-term...