Blog Posts

  • Royal Heritage: Blenheim Palace

    by - May 11, 2014
    Named a World Heritage site in 1984, Blenheim Palace is truly is one of the England’s gems.Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, Oxfordshire is a national treasure. The Palace was gifted to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough...
  • Letter from Bonnie Prince Charlie sells for £25,000

    by - May 8, 2014
    A letter written by Bonnie Prince Charlie to his cousin, King Louis XV of France, asking for his help in overthrowing the British Monarchy, was sold for £25,000 on Wednesday. Prince Charles Edward Stuart, also known as...
  • Tower of London to mark WW1 centenary

    by - May 7, 2014
    The moat at the Tower of London will be filled with nearly 900,000 ceramic poppies this summer to mark the centenary of the beginning of the First World War. Beginning on August 5th and ending on...
  • Royal Heritage: Oxford Castle

    by - May 6, 2014
    After William the Conquerors victory at the Battle of Hastings he set his sights on the already flourishing Saxon burgh or walled town as it was known in Oxford. It was in 1071 that William constructed...
  • Royal Canada: a history of tours and visits

    by - May 4, 2014
    In honour of the impending Royal Tour by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Royal Central takes a look a the history of Royal visits and tours of the North American country. The...
  • History Rewind: ‘Wings’ for The Duke of Edinburgh

    by - May 4, 2014
    Today in 1953, The Duke of Edinburgh received his wings. The Duke was awarded his pilot’s wings in a private ceremony that was held at Buckingham Palace. Air Chief Marshall Sir William Dickson, Chief of Air...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: April edition

    by - May 4, 2014
    For April’s Royal Fashion Round-up, we’ve had a fairly busy time of Royal engagements, and therefore outfits! We have seen Her Majesty The Queen a number of times, as well as The Countess of Wessex, and...
  • History Rewind: King George VI opens Festival of Britain

    by - May 3, 2014
    On 3 May 1951 King George opened The Festival of Britain at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. The festival was coordinated to commemorate the centenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851. It exhibited...
  • Update: Duke of Edinburgh celebrated tenth anniversary of QM2

    by - Apr 30, 2014
    The Duke of Edinburgh led celebrations on Friday 9 May at a special day of events to mark the tenth anniversary of the Queen Mary 2 becoming the Cunard flagship. His Royal Highness with @cunardline Officers...
  • The Queen congratulates South Africa on 20 years of democracy

    by - Apr 29, 2014
    Queen Elizabeth has congratulated South Africa on reaching 20 years of democracy. On 27 April, South Africa celebrated the 20-year anniversary since the first democratic elections were held in the country. The elections set forth a...