Blog Posts

  • 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....
  • Prince Charles-multifaceted in faith

    by - Nov 12, 2013
    The Prince of Wales is known for his passion for the environment, architecture, the arts and education. Many may not know, Prince Charles also has a keen interest in religion. I think Prince Charles surprised us...
  • Elfrida, The First Crowned Queen of England

    by - Nov 7, 2013
    It is often claimed that the Anglo-Saxons did not have queens. Instead, Matilda of Flanders, the wife of William the Conqueror is credited with being the first queen of England. While most Anglo-Saxon king’s wives failed...
  • Why does Britain celebrate Bonfire Night?

    by - Nov 5, 2013
    “Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” Every year on 5th November Britain is lit up with fireworks and bonfires with many...
  • Oh, For the Good Old Days: Reflections on The Tudors, The White Queen, and Reign

    by - Nov 2, 2013
    When Robert Greenblatt, then president of Showtime and producer of such innovative series as Dexter, The L Word, and Weeds, got the idea to do a series on the Tudors, his goal was to make a...
  • Spooktacular stories: tales of ghosts and other hauntings in the Royal Palaces

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    Ghosts of wives and lovers, hauntings from scorned staff, frightful sounds, creaks and coughs. This is not a new film at the cinema or a book: These are the haunted Royal Residences. Buckingham Palace It is...
  • Chilling tales at Chillingham castle

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    With Halloween on our doorstep, Royal Central has a look into the supposedly most-haunted house in the country: the aptly named Chillingham Castle. Once the site of a monastary,the Castle sits nestled in the countryside, near...
  • November’s new royal books

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    Are you a royal aficionado? Is History an interest of yours? Do you like reading? If so, you will enjoy these books about royal history, all due to be released in November. After the Sheikhs, Christopher...
  • Prince Charles lays down roots in South Australia

    by - Oct 31, 2013
    The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community is ‘paving the road’ in Australia. The Prince of Wales’s charity will be part of a ‘landmark urban development project in South Australia,’ according to the Australian paper, The Herald...