Blog Posts

  • Op-Ed: “Few Things With The Royal Baby Are To Be A Surprise, Now Let’s Stop Guessing The Gender”

    by - Mar 9, 2013
    What a week! Firstly it was reported that the Duchess of Cambridge had unwittingly revealed the royal baby’s gender whilst in Grimsby, then over the last few days we’ve discovered that the Duchess didn’t even so...
  • Just What Is ‘St James’s Palace’?

    by - Mar 9, 2013
    St James’s Palace used to be the Monarch’s primary residence in London, but since it was last used as such by King William IV, with Queen Victoria moving into Buckingham Palace upon her accession in 1837....
  • 10 Questions & Answers On… King George V

    by - Mar 8, 2013
    This week’s 10 questions and answers post is on one of Britain’s most famous Monarchs in history. King George V lived from 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936, he reigned alongside his consort Queen Mary for...
  • Ways You Can Use To Tell If The Queen Is In Residence

    by - Mar 7, 2013
    One of the features of the British Monarchy is that unlike presidencies; the Monarchy want you to know when the Sovereign is in residence. They do this through many different ways, both subtle and grandly obvious....
  • The Duchess Of Cambridge Will Make A Great Queen… But Not Yet

    by - Mar 5, 2013
    Today was an all-round success for the Duchess of Cambridge. Despite being subjected to the delays of  her helicopter on her journey to Grimsby today, not only did she keep calm and carried on but she...
  • Speculation Station: Charlene’s Transformation

    by - Mar 4, 2013
    Princess Charlene (Charlene Wittstock) is the South African wife of Prince Albert II of Monaco. They married in July 2011 after dating for five years. Albert is the reigning prince of Monaco and son of the...
  • Just What Is It Like To Be A Lord Or Lady In Britain?

    by - Mar 2, 2013
    For centuries, hereditary titles were dispensed to close allies of the Sovereign as a mark of the Monarch’s patronage, nowadays hereditary titles are no longer dispensed and having an existing hereditary title no longer permits one...
  • The Queen’s Garden Parties – Behind The Scenes

    by - Mar 1, 2013
    Attending one of the Queen’s Garden Parties must be a lifetime highlight for any person lucky enough to receive an invitation. But how many of those attending have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes?...
  • Why The United Kingdom Won’t Abolish Its Monarchy

    by - Feb 27, 2013
    Monarchy. It’s an internationally celebrated institution and in the UK, many regard it as what puts the ‘Great’ into Great Britain. Despite the Monarchy’s profound popularity and the many political and cultural advantages it offers, there...
  • Queen Of The Stage – Mirren Dazzles in ‘The Audience’

    by - Feb 24, 2013
    Seven years after she first graced our screens as Queen Elizabeth II, Dame Helen Mirren makes her Royal Return as she revisits the role of the monarch in a new play by Peter Morgan. ‘The Audience’...