Blog Posts

  • The Queen And Canadian Post-Nominals

    by - May 10, 2013
    What Canadian post-nominals does Queen Elizabeth II have the right to? Her Majesty has the right to the letters U. E., which stands for unity of the empire.  In 1789, the governor general, Lord Dorchester, decreed that...
  • The Crown in Canada

    by - May 10, 2013
    Did you know?  Canada’s State Landau Earl Grey, Governor General of Canada, 1904 to 1911, bought the landau from the governor general of Australia and brought it with him to Canada.  When his time as governor general ended,...
  • Meeting A Duchess

    by - May 9, 2013
    Wouldn’t it be lovely to meet the Duchess of Cambridge?  While it is certainly on all our bucket lists, we must face that many of us will never curtsy for Her Royal Highness or join her...
  • 5 Reasons Why Queen Elizabeth II Won’t Abdicate

    by - May 9, 2013
    It’s now apparent that Prince Charles is stepping up his duties as The Queen reduces her own. This is a sign that Prince Charles is preparing for the role that he will one day fulfil, though...
  • Her Prime Minister And His Queen

    by - May 9, 2013
    Recently, in the middle of the US, I had the honor of being a guest of Her Majesty’s Government at an event honoring Sir Winston Churchill. You can read more about the event, and the amazing...
  • Secrets Of The Royal Household

    by - May 7, 2013
    There’s no doubt that The Royal Household is the most prestigious household in the country. From simply how it handles dinner service, to the literal red carpet it roles out to guests, many consider it a...
  • The Complete Guide To The State Opening Of Parliament

    by - May 4, 2013
    This Wednesday, Her Majesty The Queen will officially open Parliament in an ancient ceremony called the State Opening of Parliament. Her Majesty will travel from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster where, in full state...
  • Princes With A “Type”

    by - May 4, 2013
    Most people have a certain type of person that they are attracted to, and royalty is no different. Usually the type revolves around physical features, but not always. Those just happen to be the easiest types...
  • The Dark History of the Black Prince’s Ruby

    by - May 1, 2013
    Take one look at the Imperial State Crown and the first thing that strikes your eye is the big, deep red stone exactly in its middle, acting almost as the crown’s own bloodshot eye  onto the...
  • The Dutch Abdication

    by - Apr 30, 2013
    Her Majesty The Queen of the Netherlands is to abdicate today at 10am local time (9am UK time), we cover live the events of the abdication....Read More