Blog Posts

  • King Richard III suffered with roundworm

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    A team of experts have concluded that Richard III who was found buried in Leicester last year, suffered with a roundworm infection. In a soil sample taken from the pelvis of the King, scientists found many...
  • Why Buckingham Palace isn’t The Queen’s official residence

    by - Sep 3, 2013
    Buckingham Palace is by far the most iconic royal sight in Britain. Think of The British Monarchy and most people will say their strongest image is of Buckingham Palace, it is The Queen’s London residence but...
  • The Naughty Nine, Badly Behaved Monarchs and Regents of England – Number Eight: King John

    by - Sep 2, 2013
    Number eight in the series of: “The Naughty Nine, Badly Behaved Monarchs and Regents of England” is non-other than King John. Known as John Lackland, King John was the son of Henry II and Eleanor of...
  • Visiting Clarence House – a look behind the scenes

    by - Sep 1, 2013
    When we made our visit to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace last week, we also went to see Clarence House, the London home of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of...
  • Royal quotes from the Anglesey Ring O’Fire Ultra Coastal Marathon

    by - Aug 31, 2013
    A stunning Duchess of Cambridge made a triumphant appearance on Friday amidst cheers of jubilation as she came out of maternity leave to join her proud husband, Prince William in Holyhead, at the launch of Anglesey’s...
  • Sovereign Coins: How Do They Relate To British Monarchs?

    by - Aug 30, 2013
    Known for being one of the most famous British coins, the gold sovereign is perhaps one of the most historically significant coins across the globe. Today, they are primarily used as bullion coins and are struck...
  • “Throwback Thursday” — Royal Wedding Reflections

    by - Aug 29, 2013
    I’m taking a break from my George series this week to focus on the all-important task of being a bridesmaid. My best friend is getting married this Saturday and has chosen me to be part of...
  • The Spanish Armada – Queen Elizabeth I’s Greatest and Only Success?

    by - Aug 28, 2013
    “I know I have the body of a weak, feeble Woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a King, and a King of England too” (Queen Elizabeth I to her troops at Tilbury) What...
  • The Queen’s Coronation Exhibition at Buckingham Palace

    by - Aug 27, 2013
    Last weekend, Karen Kilrow and I visited the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. I was looking forward to it, even though I had been some years before. What I was most looking forward to, however, was the...
  • It’s a Royal dogs life

    by - Aug 26, 2013
    When the first official family portraits of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their son, Prince George, were released last week, the family dog, Lupo, looking contented and relaxed in the glorious sunshine on the...