Blog Posts

  • Why Cambridge University has been luckier for queens in class than kings in waiting

    by - Jan 11, 2014
    As Prince William begins his studies at Cambridge University, he might want to avoid looking at the academic careers of some of the other kings to be who have attended the institution. For while heirs to...
  • Anne of Cleves, A Flanders Mare: Part 1

    by - Jan 11, 2014
    Everyone knows that Henry VIII had six wives, with the rhyme ‘Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived’, recording their largely unenviable fates. Henry’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, is a household name, but what of the other...
  • 5 Minute Book Review – Honour by Matthew Lewis

    by - Jan 10, 2014
    After reading the first historical fiction book written by Matthew Lewis, Loyalty I was very excited to read the next instalment, Honour.  I was expecting something similar to the first book – an engrossing story, well rounded characters...
  • What are The Queen’s powers?

    by - Jan 10, 2014
    The Royal Prerogative are a set number of powers and privileges held by The Queen as part of the British constitution. Nowadays, a lot of these powers are exercised on Her Majesty’s behalf by ministers –...
  • Why does The Queen love Sandringham?

    by - Jan 6, 2014
    It is at this time of the year that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh stay at Sandringham, but why does The Queen likes it so much? The story of the royal connection begins in 1862. Prince Albert,...
  • 5 things you probably didn’t know about Prince George

    by - Jan 6, 2014
    This month will mark 6 months since the birth of Prince George of Cambridge. We thought we’d draw your attention to some of the lesser known facts about the baby Prince and his future roles. Prince...
  • Anglogeek’s 5 Minute Book Review: The Final Curtsey

    by - Jan 4, 2014
    Many interviews, articles and books were published during Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee last year. There is one individual who shared personal stories and not the kind that may come into question as true. These stories were...
  • Royal Central’s Top 20 Royal Moments of 2013: 20-11

    by - Jan 2, 2014
    It has been another busy and exciting year for the British Royal Family. From the birth of Prince George in July to the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation in June, 2013 proved to be another...
  • How to get tickets to Trooping the Colour

    by - Jan 1, 2014
    Happy New Year. For Royalists, the New Year doesn’t just mark a change of calendar, it marks the start of the short window and long battle to get tickets to the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade: Trooping...
  • What’s in store for the Royal Family in 2014?

    by - Dec 30, 2013
    There’s no doubt that 2013 has been another amazing year for the Royal Family. With the birth of Prince George in July and the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation, it’s been another year of milestones....