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  • Official Royal Posts: Lord Great Chamberlain

    by - Oct 16, 2014
    Considered one of the Great Officers of State, the Lord Great Chamberlain is accountable for the conduct of royal affairs in the Palace of Westminster. On ceremonial occasions, the Lord Great Chamberlain wears a gold key...
  • Official Royal Posts: Lord Lieutenants

    by - Oct 14, 2014
    The Lord Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. They are chosen by The Queen on the recommendation of the Prime Minister and may be peers or commoners. Lord...
  • Official Royal Posts: Master of the Horse

    by - Oct 13, 2014
    The honourary head of the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is known as the Master of the Horse. Today the Master of the Horse is mainly a ceremonial office and seldom is seen apart from on...
  • Official Royal Posts: The Earl Marshal

    by - Oct 12, 2014
    The Earl Marshal is a Great Officer of State with a significant role in the arrangement of coronations and other State ceremonies. Upon the death of the Sovereign, he is in charge of organising the funeral...
  • What exactly are The Queen’s powers?

    by - Oct 4, 2014
    One of the greatest peculiarities of the British constitution is that of the Royal Prerogative. Powers which have established over time as those which The Queen holds as Sovereign, though now largely exercised by ministers, have never been...
  • The Stuarts: James VI & I (part two)

    by - Sep 26, 2014
    In part one of James I & VI’s biography, we ended discussing Parliamentary relations, so we shall continue from that point. James called his first Parliament fairly quickly, in 1604. The Parliament sat for 7 years; initially,...
  • A Royalist’s guide to London: Buckingham Palace

    by - Aug 27, 2014
    After our look at Hampton Court Palace, we move onto what, for many, is at the heart of the British Monarchy: Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s primary London residence stands proud at the end of The Mall...
  • Will Camilla actually be Princess Consort?

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    At the beginning of the year, I wrote a blog called ‘why Camilla must become our Queen‘. Since its publication, the article became the site’s single most discussed article, receiving over several hundred comments with varying views and...
  • Interview: etiquette with The Royal Butler

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    Ever wondered which way to take your afternoon tea? Or what the rules at the dinner table are? Fear not! I have had the chance to speak to The Prince of Wales’s former butler, Grant Harrold,...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: August edition (part one)

    by - Aug 16, 2014
    As the Royal schedule slows to a halt for the summer break, we have only a handful of outfits to look at after the end of the Commonwealth Games. The Queen began her WWI commemorations at...