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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: July edition (part two)

    by - Aug 3, 2014
    So after the events of the past fortnight, especially thanks to the Commonwealth Games, there has been a increase in the amount of fashionable appearances for the Royal Family for us to take a look at! The Queen...
  • The Royal Association: history of charities and patronages

    by - Jul 19, 2014
    In this series we will take a look at the history of charities and patronages of the Royal Family past and present. Throughout the series, we will spotlight a member of the Royal family and highlight...
  • Behind the Royal door: Edward VIII (part two)

    by - Jul 14, 2014
    The second part of Edward VIII’s Behind the Royal door will cover the Abdication Crisis and his relationship with Mrs Wallis Simpson. You can read about Edward’s early life in the first section of Behind the Royal door: Edward...
  • Can you buy a title?

    by - Jul 11, 2014
    The short answer is yes… But it’s not as easy as you think. Since 1925, it has been a criminal offence to buy or sell a title of honour, punishable by up to two years in...