Martin
Martin
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Martin was the Editor of Royal Central from July 2012 to July 2014. He can now be found on thecourtier.co.uk
  • “How Elizabeth Became Our Queen” – Celebrating 61 Years Of Queen Elizabeth II

    by - Feb 6, 2013
    On this very day in 1952, King George VI of the United Kingdom had died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 56 after a long battle with lung cancer. The then Princess Elizabeth, Duchess...
  • God Save The Queen – A British Anthem?

    by - Feb 5, 2013
    There’s no denying that for a lot of Brits, one of the most stirring and patriotic sounds is the sound of our national anthem, God Save The Queen, but the tune is not exclusive to the...
  • 8 Of The Weirdest British Treason Laws

    by - Feb 5, 2013
    The United Kingdom has a funny old legal system. About 20% of it is made up by traditions which don’t necessarily mean much, but add colour and spectacle to an otherwise potentially colourless and drab Parliament....
  • Twitter Goes Mad For #KingInTheCarPark – Humorous Tweets & Pics

    by - Feb 4, 2013
    Well today has put some historians on an elated high after the bones found in a Leicester car park were confirmed to belong to Richard III. In a slight deviation from the matter, we thought we’d...
  • Bones Found In Leicester Car Park Confirmed To Be Richard III’s

    by - Feb 4, 2013
    Earlier today, the University Of Leicester confirmed that the bones it discovered in a car park in Leicester do indeed belong to England’s last Plantagenet King, King Richard III. The University publishes these findings after having...
  • Man Wielding Knives At Buckingham Palace Is Tasered By Police – VIDEO

    by - Feb 3, 2013
    Just 2 hours ago, a man wielding a knife outside Buckingham Palace at the changing the guard was Tasered by the Metropolitan Police. A video of the incident is at the bottom of this post. The...
  • February Quiz: ‘Queen Elizabeth’s Accession’

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    This month, on the 6th to be precise, we celebrate 61 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This month’s quiz is based around how Queen Elizabeth came to the throne and the things that changed...
  • Special Coronation Anniversary Coin Unveiled: “To Reign And To Serve – A Vow Made Good”

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    The Royal Mint has recently unveiled its range of special commemorative coinage for the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953. It features one primary commemorative coin which shows the Imperial State Crown on...
  • ‘Trooping The Colour Could Be Axed In Upcoming Defence Cuts’ – According To Sun Newspaper

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    According to the Sun Newspaper (yes, not the world’s most reputable Royal source), Trooping The Colour could be suggested for being axed in upcoming defence cuts. Alongside the famous Red Arrow, Trooping The Colour is said...
  • Why Michael Middleton Won’t Be Given A Title

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    Today, we encountered an article by the Daily Mail, written at the end of last month that said they expected the Duchess Of Cambridge’s father to be granted a title, they said in specific, the title...