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  • The Countess of Wessex stops at hospital

    by - Sep 14, 2014
    On Saturday, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, who are currently on a tour of Canada, carried out a number of engagement in British Columbia. The Countess began the day with a visit to Jeneece Place at Victoria...
  • Prince Edward’s upcoming visit to Saskatchewan

    by - Sep 11, 2014
    The Earl of Wessex is set to pay a three day visit to Saskatchewan, Canada, as a part of the royal tour on which he and the Countess of Wessex will embark on tomorrow. In the evening...
  • Mark your calendars for Her Majesty: September 2015

    by - Sep 9, 2014
    Exactly a year from today, Her Majesty The Queen will become the longest reigning British monarch in history, God willing. She will surpass the record set by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, who ruled for nearly 64...
  • Prince Philip ‘accepts’ new Land Rover

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    On Friday, the Duke of Edinburgh kindly accepted a new Land Rover at Balmoral Castle, on behalf of the team at Braemar Mountain Rescue. The replacement vehicle has been presented to the Braemar Mountain Rescue Association after the...
  • Princess Anne opens facility for the disabled

    by - Sep 6, 2014
    The Princess Royal paid a visit to Aberdeenshire yesterday, where she officially opened a new cabin at Strathbogie for the Riding for the Disabled Association. The Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is a UK based charity which...
  • Prince Harry to train with Invictus athletes

    by - Sep 5, 2014
    With the Invictus Games right around the corner, the time has come for the athletes to start training in earnest. Joining them in this effort will be Prince Harry, who is also going to take part in...
  • Princess Anne to visit island where Prince Philip is worshipped as a god

    by - Sep 4, 2014
    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is set to pay a visit to the island nation of Vanuatu next month. Though this may seem like just another royal visit, there is one twist – the villagers of...
  • William and Kate to visit Oxford University

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to visit Oxford on Monday, 8th of September, where they will formally open The Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre building. The Dickson Poon University of Oxford China...
  • The women behind the Crown: Influential Queen Mothers – Empress Matilda

    by - Aug 26, 2014
    “Great by birth, greater by marriage, greatest in her offspring: here lies Matilda, the daughter, wife, and mother of Henry” - The epitaph on Empress Matilda’s tomb In the first blog of this series, we looked at...
  • A brief history of heraldry

    by - Aug 18, 2014
    Perhaps one of the most enduring aspects of Medieval England is heraldry. Though it originated in the 12th century, coats of arms and other forms of heraldry continue to be used even today, be it by...