Blog Posts

  • A Royalist’s guide to London: Hampton Court Palace

    by - Aug 14, 2014
    Following on from The Tower of London in my new ‘Royalists guide to London’ series, we move to another historic and Royally special site: Hampton Court Palace. This is a palace I have wanted to visit ever since my passion...
  • A Royalist’s guide to London: The Tower of London

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    London: capital of England, buzzing metropolis … and heaven for Royalists! I have been lucky enough to spend some time in London recently and have compiled ‘A Royalist’s guide to London‘ – including those places you...
  • Osborne’s Swiss Cottage – A Victorian children’s playhouse

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    I holiday in the Isle of Wight most years. There’s just something about the relaxed pace of life over there that makes it a perfect break for me. Every time I go over to the Island,...
  • The women behind the Crown: Influential Queen Mothers – Eleanor of Aquitaine

    by - Aug 10, 2014
    “Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak, you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind.” – Queen Elizabeth I. Queen Mothers – They may have played a prominent role...
  • Top Ten Upcoming Royal History Books

    by - Aug 6, 2014
    Before we know it the days will be getting shorter, the dark nights will be setting in earlier and our British ‘summer’ will be over for another year. With this in mind, I have gathered together...
  • Military Monarchs: The Changing Face of the Monarchy

    by - Aug 6, 2014
    There were times when monarchs lead their men into war. Mounted on white chargers, banners snapping, armour clanking, trumpets trumpeting and shouts of war echoing across misty fields were common place for monarchs back in the...
  • Royal Connections: City of Leicester

    by - Aug 4, 2014
    The Royal Connections is a series of articles that delves into a certain place that has had prominent links to Royalty over the past thousand years. The series began earlier this year and after a short break...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: July edition (part two)

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    So after the events of the past fortnight, especially thanks to the Commonwealth Games, there has been a increase in the amount of fashionable appearances for the Royal Family for us to take a look at! The Queen...
  • History Rewind: The Act of Union 1800 is passed

    by - Aug 1, 2014
    In this country, you can barely walk anywhere at the moment without hearing the debate concerning whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom and become its own entity. It’s being discussed in pubs, and bars…(actually the...
  • The Royal Association: Off to the races… with The Queen’s pigeons

    by - Jul 27, 2014
    The Royal family is well-known for their love of animals. Today we take a look how pigeons play into a love for all creatures great and small as well as the occasional competition in the sport...