Blog Posts

  • 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...
  • The Queen paid tribute to the eyewitnesses of history

    by - Mar 28, 2014
    They are the men who have been on hand at some of the most pivotal moments in royal history. Among their number are those who took King John to sign the Magna Carta, or who carried...
  • The Queen’s never given a press interview… but she’s certainly come close!

    by - Mar 26, 2014
    Despite the worldwide media attention she has received during her 62-year reign, there is one thing for which The Queen is famous in both in press circles and the wider world – that is the fact...
  • 14 ways to celebrate mum in royal style

    by - Mar 26, 2014
    The formative period for building character for eternity is in the nursery. The mother is queen of that realm and sways a scepter more potent than that of kings or priests. ~Author Unknown With Mothering Sunday...