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  • Behind the Royal door: Prince and Princess Michael of Kent

    by - May 27, 2014
    Brother of The Duke of Kent, Prince Michael, and his wife Princess Michael, are another Royal couple that the media pay little attention to, so ‘Behind the Royal door’ takes a look at their lives and work....
  • Behind the Royal door: The Duke and Duchess of Kent

    by - May 22, 2014
    We move behind the Royal door Wren Cottage, where another of The Queen’s cousins lives: The Duke of Kent and his wife, The Duchess. Edward George Nicholas Paul Patrick was born in 1935, the first born...
  • 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...
  • Behind the Royal door: The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester

    by - May 12, 2014
    Royal Central presents a new series: ‘Behind the Royal door’, a ‘who’s who’ of The Royal Family. As The Queen’s family continues to grow, such as the recent arrival of Mia Tindall, extended family members of Her...
  • Celebrating Saint George, patron saint of England

    by - Apr 21, 2014
    Every year, on the 23rd of April, England celebrates Saint George’s Day. Also the National Day of England, Saint George’s Day is a day of celebration in honour of Saint George, the patron saint of England....
  • Royal Heritage: Corfe Castle

    by - Apr 13, 2014
    Above Corfe village sits the ruin of Corfe Castle. The Castle was constructed during William the Conqueror’s reign as a way to manage travel through the Purbeck Hills. Before the construction of Corfe the area contained...
  • The Queen paid tribute to the eyewitnesses of history

    by - Mar 28, 2014
    They are the men who have been on hand at some of the most pivotal moments in royal history. Among their number are those who took King John to sign the Magna Carta, or who carried...
  • Commonwealth eases ban on Fiji

    by - Mar 18, 2014
    The Fijian flag that still includes the Union Jack is once again flying at the Commonwealth Secretariat gardens in London following an announcement from the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group which decided to ease but not lift the current...
  • A history of the Order of St Patrick

    by - Mar 17, 2014
    In honour of St Patrick’s Day, Royal Central takes a brief look at the Order of St Patrick. Created in 1783 by George III, The Order of Saint Patrick is an inactive British order of chivalry...
  • The Legend and Future of the Order of the Thistle

    by - Mar 3, 2014
    As Scotland considers its future as part of the United Kingdom, with a referendum on Scottish independence to be held in September 2014, a remarkable photographic portrait of the Queen as Queen of Scots and Chief...