Blog Posts

  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 6

    by - Sep 22, 2013
    The penultimate part in this series of blogs focuses on the last King and penultimate Monarch of the House of Hanover, King William IV. William was born on 21st August 1765, being the third son of...
  • The do’s and don’ts of being The Queen’s guest at Balmoral

    by - Sep 22, 2013
    How does one anticipate acting when invited to spend the weekend with the Royal Family at Balmoral? We are quite sure that the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, his wife, Bronagh, daughter, Stephie, and...
  • Princess Margaret’s Biographer Christopher Warwick Speaks to Royal Central

    by - Sep 21, 2013
    Christopher Warwick is a broadcaster, writer and biographer. Mr. Warwick is the author of two books on Princess Margaret; Princess Margaret – A Life of Contrasts and Princess Margaret. His article: ‘A Home Fit For a Future...
  • Australian Governor-General opens the doors of Government House

    by - Sep 21, 2013
    The Australian Governor-General, Her Excellency Quentin Bryce, has today opened the doors of Government House to the public. The Governor-General’s Centenary family picnic day was hosted by Her Excellency in Celebration of Australia’s Capital City Canberra,...
  • Lincoln Castle unveils plans for Magna Carta’s 800th anniversary

    by - Sep 19, 2013
    Lincoln Castle in Lincolnshire is going to go under an extreme makeover: castle edition! The project will cost close to £20 million and will be completed in 2015. Unlike most renovations in which buildings are shuttered...
  • New book explores the Queen’s love of corgis

    by - Sep 17, 2013
    Royal biographer Brian Hoey has authored many books that take an interesting behind the scenes look at the Royal family and household. His newest publication takes a more in-depth look into a topic he has covered previously: the...
  • Dame Judi Dench supports a York burial for Richard III

    by - Sep 16, 2013
    Dame Judi Dench is asking for public support for Richard III’s remains to be returned from the University of Leicester in order to be buried in York. Dench, who was born in York and has also...
  • The Defence of King Richard III Part 5 – Brotherly Love

    by - Sep 15, 2013
    We have seen so far how Shakespeare has collated various rumours and fabrications to construct a villain in his King Richard III who is a murderer, cold blooded and willing to admit his vicious deeds. We...
  • 5 more ‘facts’ republicans would like you to believe

    by - Sep 14, 2013
    As you’ll probably be aware by now, I am avidly Monarchist. I am often confronted, in my day-to-day role as editor, with various myths about republicanism in the UK. The supporters of a UK republic would...
  • Tudor Historian Leanda de Lisle talks to Royal Central

    by - Sep 13, 2013
    Leanda de Lisle is a very in demand author at the moment – not only does she write for BBC History Magazine, History Today, The Literary Review and the Spectator, as well as national newspapers, her latest book...