Blog Posts

  • Why the chopper and palace repair stories are a fuss over nothing

    by - Jun 21, 2014
    Yesterday evening, the mainstream media treated us to a series of stories whose central themes were to try and underline the cost of the Monarchy to taxpayers. In case you didn’t see, the first one of...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: June edition (I)

    by - Jun 20, 2014
    Another busy few weeks, with even Princess Alexandra and Princess Michael making appearances. This edition includes less pictures than usual, as we have stopped using tweets. The Queen attended a reception for Leonard Cheshire disability at...
  • History Rewind: The Death of William IV and Victoria becomes Queen

    by - Jun 20, 2014
    King William IV had one dying wish and that was to see the anniversary of Waterloo on 18 June. Two days later on 20 June 1837, The King died around two in the morning at Windsor...
  • The Waterloo Ceremony: Duke of Wellington pays his rent

    by - Jun 18, 2014
    The Waterloo Ceremony. An elaborate gesture performed annually by the Duke of Wellington, as he pays the rent on his grand stately home in Hampshire to the British Monarch. This symbolic ceremony is held every year on...
  • Box containing Christmas gifts from Royal Family to World War One soldiers discovered

    by - Jun 17, 2014
    X Ray images of an unopened cardboard box have revealed a mass of Christmas tins sent to British soldiers on the Western Front 100 years ago. During the First World War the tins made in the...
  • Historic Royal Palaces: The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace

    by - Jun 16, 2014
    Welcome to the first in the series covering the history, treasures and other bits and bobs of the Historic Royal Palaces. Join me on the journey as we visit more than just buildings, but the sights...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: Trooping the Colour 2014

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    At yesterday’s Trooping the Colour ceremony for The Queen’s official birthday saw the extended Royal Family file out onto the balcony of Buckingham Palace, and so Royal Fashion Round-up will take a look at those not...
  • Royal Heritage: Highclere Castle

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    Highclere Castle is located in England’s southern county of Berkshire. The castle is the seat of the Earl of Carnarvon and has been owned by the Herbert family since 1679. The history of the estate may...
  • History Rewind: Magna Carta is sealed

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    In 1215 insurgent Baron Leaders trooped on London where they were greeted by a swelling crowd of defectors from John’s royalist followers. The demands of this group would soon turn into the most pivotal document in...
  • Hyde Park – Henry VIII’s hunting grounds

    by - Jun 14, 2014
    King Henry VIII was one of the more famous kings, having had six wives, becoming the father of three of England’s most well-known monarchs, and greatly improving England’s Navy. What most people don’t know, however, is...