Blog Posts

  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe

    by - Apr 16, 2014
    Having such success with my article on The Duchess of Cambridge’s and Prince George’s clothes at the beginning of The Cambridge’s New Zealand tour, it is my great pleasure to bring you a Royal Fashion Round-up,...
  • Sydney readies for another historical Royal visit

    by - Apr 14, 2014
    Since 1867, fifty visits to Australia have occurred by members of the Royal Family. Of those 50 visits, only six transpired before 1954. Queen Elizabeth II is the only reigning monarch of Australia to have visited...
  • Royal Heritage: Corfe Castle

    by - Apr 13, 2014
    Above Corfe village sits the ruin of Corfe Castle. The Castle was constructed during William the Conqueror’s reign as a way to manage travel through the Purbeck Hills. Before the construction of Corfe the area contained...
  • A Quick Review of the Six Wives of Henry the 8th by Alison Weir

    by - Apr 4, 2014
    The Queen, the Lover, the Mother, the Outcast, the Victim and the Survivor; the six wives of Henry the 8th. Historian and Tudor expert Alison Weir brings to life these six remarkable women in her book...
  • History Rewind: Windsor gems sell for record price

    by - Apr 3, 2014
    On 3 April 1987 the late Duchess of Windsor’s jewellery fetched £31m ($50m) at auction in Switzerland. This was six times the expected figure projected the collection would garner. It was said that 1,000 bidders and...
  • Victoria Arbiter: Living at Kensington Palace

    by - Apr 2, 2014
    People often ask me what it was like living at Kensington Palace and, in the past, I’ve responded in a somewhat blasé fashion. However, the passage of time has given me the opportunity to appreciate what...
  • Lucy Worsley speaks to Royal Central about upcoming BBC series

    by - Apr 1, 2014
    Dr Lucy Worsley is Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, English historian, author and TV presenter. Dr Worsley recently agreed to an interview for her upcoming series: Hanoverians: The First Georges which will air on BBC...
  • History Rewind: The Queen Mother Dies

    by - Mar 30, 2014
    On this day in 2002, The Queen Mother died peacefully at 1:15pm in her sleep at the Royal Lodge, Windsor. She was 101. Her Majesty was with her mother when passed away. The BBC reported that...
  • Royal Heritage: Fotheringhay Castle

    by - Mar 29, 2014
    Royal Heritage will discuss the castles, cathedrals, homes, abbeys, gardens and historic sites that have Royal significance, historical background and other bits found along the way. Join us on this journey through the UK. Fotheringhay Castle...
  • Why William, Kate and George will not be touring down under as British royals

    by - Mar 29, 2014
    In just about a week’s time, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George will make their first trip to New Zealand and Australia as a family. This tour (not ‘visit’ as will be made...