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  • Championing the youth: The Duke of Edinburgh Awards

    by - Oct 10, 2013
    The Duke of Edinburgh award immediately began to gain regard outside the UK upon its launch, after World War II. Since 1971 the award has been available in 31 countries and continues to grow. With this rapid...
  • Why we should be kinder to the York girls

    by - Sep 26, 2013
    Last week, Princess Beatrice visited the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh as patron of the Sick Kids Friends Foundation. Whilst discussing the engagement with renowned royal expert Marlene Koenig on Twitter, I discovered that the reason...
  • 5 more ‘facts’ republicans would like you to believe

    by - Sep 14, 2013
    As you’ll probably be aware by now, I am avidly Monarchist. I am often confronted, in my day-to-day role as editor, with various myths about republicanism in the UK. The supporters of a UK republic would...
  • Palace Security: How on Earth did they get past?

    by - Sep 10, 2013
    One would expect, in this day and age, for Buckingham Palace to be the height of security, though as was demonstrated last week, this is far from the case. In case you didn’t see the news,...
  • Why Buckingham Palace isn’t The Queen’s official residence

    by - Sep 3, 2013
    Buckingham Palace is by far the most iconic royal sight in Britain. Think of The British Monarchy and most people will say their strongest image is of Buckingham Palace, it is The Queen’s London residence but...
  • Visiting Clarence House – a look behind the scenes

    by - Sep 1, 2013
    When we made our visit to the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace last week, we also went to see Clarence House, the London home of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of...
  • Sovereign Coins: How Do They Relate To British Monarchs?

    by - Aug 30, 2013
    Known for being one of the most famous British coins, the gold sovereign is perhaps one of the most historically significant coins across the globe. Today, they are primarily used as bullion coins and are struck...
  • Who is entitled to a Princess title?

    by - Aug 9, 2013
    There has been a lot of discussion concerning who is entitled to call themselves a Princess followed by their first name in the British system. Many people get it wrong including the press, or shall I...
  • What happens if Princess Beatrice marries Dave Clark?

    by - Aug 8, 2013
    Speculation is rife at the moment as to whether HRH Princess Beatrice of York will decide to marry boyfriend Dave Clark. The two have been seeing each other for over 6 years and many speculate that...
  • Why the next King James would be James VIII and ‘first’ King Alexander, Alexander IV

    by - Aug 5, 2013
    The British Monarchy was formed when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England in 1603. Prior to that, Kings and Queens of England and Scotland had reigned separately. When King James came to...