Her Majesty The Queen

  • A review of Brian Hoey’s ‘At home with The Queen’

    by - May 21, 2014
    Brian Hoey’s ‘At Home with The Queen’ is a book for those Royal Watchers who love the intricate details of The Royal Household, giving those titbits you don’t normally hear. Mr Hoey secured the first ever TV...
  • King George III and the royal bargain for Buckingham Palace

    by - May 19, 2014
    One of the most famous landmarks in the country, Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch in London. The former home of The Duke of Buckingham, it was bought by the Hanoverian King...
  • Victoria Day: Fireworks galore as Canada celebrates its two queens

    by - May 18, 2014
    Amid blooming trees and nesting birds, spring has sprung in Canada as it prepares to celebrate Victoria Day on Monday with much anticipation… Anticipation? Why, it signals the unofficial return of summer, of course! Whether eagerly...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: May edition (part I)

    by - May 16, 2014
    Once more The Royal women have been out in force for engagements, with a plethora of fashions and pieces to showcase. The Countess of Wessex We start with The Countess of Wessex in Weymouth, visiting Weymouth Community...
  • The royal tradition of Afternoon Tea: From Queen Victoria to Elizabeth II

    by - May 16, 2014
    At the British Royal Court, Afternoon Tea is a quintessential daily ritual. This delectable celebration of tea originated in the Victorian era, when young Queen Victoria reigned in the United Kingdom. Tea drinking in England dates...
  • Queen attends Royal Windsor Horse Show

    by - May 15, 2014
    The Queen was in attendance for the opening day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show to see one of her young horses, Tower Bridge, compete in the event on Wednesday. Her Majesty attended the show on...
  • History Rewind: Queen returns after 6 month Commonwealth tour

    by - May 15, 2014
    Today in 1954, The Queen and the Royal Family returned after a six-month tour of the Commonwealth to a enthusiastic welcome in London. 1953: The Queen in Timaru, a major port in the southern Canterbury region...
  • Her Majesty’s prime ministers

    by - May 12, 2014
    Milk cost 2p a pint, meat and sugar were still rationed and the average house price was £1891. The year was 1952 and on the 6th February that year, Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King George VI...
  • Queen set for dash across the Channel for the Derby

    by - May 12, 2014
    The Queen will be kept busy in June as she carries out some morning engagements in France to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings before dashing back to the UK making sure that...
  • 20 years ago: The Queen and François Mittérand inaugurated Channel Tunnel

    by - May 7, 2014
    Twenty years ago in 1994, the Queen and President Francois Mitterrand or France, cut the inaugural ribbon of the Channel Tunnel, which made a hundred year dream of linking France and Britain under the sea a...