Blog Posts

  • The Queen’s European Royal Cousins – Part 2

    by - Nov 20, 2013
    Last time, we looked at how the Queen is related to the current and former royal families of Germany, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Russia and Yugoslavia. This time, find out how through Queen Victoria’s five youngest children, the British...
  • 66 years and counting: Happy Anniversary to Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh

    by - Nov 20, 2013
    Today is the 66th wedding anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Royal Central wishes the royal couple many happy returns of the day. Now married for 66 years, The Queen first...
  • Duchess of Cambridge reveals Prince George is ‘growing very fast’

    by - Nov 20, 2013
    The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed four-month-old Prince George is “growing very fast”. New mum Kate made the comments as she and Prince William made an official visit to Only Connect’s London offices in Kings Cross....
  • A complete and definitive guide to God Save The Queen, National Anthem

    by - Nov 19, 2013
    As a royalist, I feel having a national anthem about our Queen is a fantastic thing. Republicans argue (they always do) that God Save The Queen shouldn’t be Britain’s anthem because it’s ‘all about The Queen’...
  • In the Shadow of The Queen: How Prince Charles is Proving His Worth

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    Celebrity status and popular press are not new concepts when it comes to the British Royal Family. In the past few decades, Princess Margaret; Diana, Princess of Wales and Sarah, Duchess of York have all been...
  • Rule Britannia..the history and pageantry of the Royal Ship

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    It began as the anonymous Ship Number 691 in 1953 at the John Brown Shipyards and turned into a floating place of pageantry and memories. The Royal Yacht Britannia is now retired and one of Scotland’s...
  • More than plots of land: Duchy of Cornwall part 2

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    Many people will hear ‘The Duchy of Cornwall’ and think it is some land Prince Charles has or an organic farm. But, The Duchy of Cornwall is much more than that. This is part two of...
  • Getting to know Timothy Laurence

    by - Nov 17, 2013
    One of the lesser known members of the British Royal Family is the Princess Royal’s husband, Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence.  Generally referred to as Tim, he is her second husband. He is very often overlooked, but...
  • Prince Harry’s South Pole trek: meet the challengers

    by - Nov 14, 2013
    Prince Harry’s patronage of Walking With the Wounded is not your typical royal patronage. After joining them for part of their 2011 trek to the North Pole, he set a new bar for himself. As far...
  • The Queen’s European royal cousins

    by - Nov 13, 2013
    We often hear that the Queen is a cousin of various European monarchs. Her Majesty is related to them because of her great great grandmother Queen Victoria and the marriages made by her children and grandchildren....