Blog Posts

  • What’s Next for the Royal Family?

    by - Sep 13, 2013
    With the recent announcement of His Royal Highness Prince William’s retirement from the Royal Air Force, the birth of Prince George of Cambridge, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s seemingly declining health; I pose a rather...
  • Palace Security: How on Earth did they get past?

    by - Sep 10, 2013
    One would expect, in this day and age, for Buckingham Palace to be the height of security, though as was demonstrated last week, this is far from the case. In case you didn’t see the news,...
  • Beyond the Monarchy: The Naughty Regents

    by - Sep 10, 2013
    There were a few naughty chaps and a distinct lady that are part of this offshoot of the “Naughty Nine” series. History sometimes glosses over the men and women who were in the background, making decisions...
  • The tragic sons of York and Lancaster: Know your Edwards

    by - Sep 7, 2013
    The fifteenth century was littered with Edwards. It had always been a popular royal name and the London associations with Edward the Confessor, whose tomb was located within Westminster Abbey, made it a favourite choice for...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 5

    by - Sep 5, 2013
    It has been a while but The Forgotten Monarchs are back and this blog focuses on the last Monarch of the House of Stuart, Queen Anne. Anne was born on 6th February 1665 at St James’s...
  • Sweden’s royal newlyweds expecting their first child

    by - Sep 4, 2013
    A royal playmate is on the way for Prince George… In the wake of the excitement over three royal weddings last weekend, royal admirers were treated to more good news, courtesy of the Swedish Royal Court…...
  • 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 the most iconic symbol of the British Monarchy, but far from popular opinion, this 200-year-old building isn’t actually The Queen’s official residence, and this is why… Her Majesty’s official residence is, in fact,...
  • 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...