Explanation

  • 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...
  • Prince William heads back to work

    by - Aug 5, 2013
    For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is...
  • Is it possible for a royal to be a commoner?

    by - Aug 3, 2013
    When the Duchess of Cambridge married Prince William of Wales, the media spoke about her being a commoner. They were correct. Until her marriage she was indeed a commoner. However, did you know that until Her...
  • Why we’ll never see ‘Princess Catherine’

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Many people assume that because the Duchess of Cambridge is a member of the Royal Family (and married to a prince), she automatically takes the title of ‘Princess Catherine’. In this post, I’ll explain why this...
  • 5 curious things about the line of succession to the British throne

    by - Jul 30, 2013
    Many changes are taking place in the line of succession to the British throne in the coming months. Not only did Prince George’s arrival made everyone below move down a place, but the Succession to the...
  • All about Royal Warrants

    by - Jul 16, 2013
    The Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace last weekend showcased over 200 Royal Warrant holders. But what are Royal Warrants and how does a company obtain one? According to the Royal Warrant Holders Association, Royal Warrants of...
  • Tell Me More About… The Coronation

    by - May 30, 2013
    With the sixtieth anniversary of The Queen’s coronation on Sunday 2nd June, let’s find out more about the event itself. June was chosen as it was the month thought most likely to be warm and sunny....
  • Britain In 1953

    by - May 24, 2013
    We live very differently now, to how people did in 1953. To get us thinking about the coronation as it was then, here are a few facts about the country and how people lived sixty years...
  • The Cambridge Problem

    by - May 14, 2013
    Last week, Royal Central launched their campaign to stop the media referring to the Duchess of Cambridge as ‘Kate Middleton’ (click here to see) But why do so many people still call her this, and does...
  • Audley End – The Ex-Royal Palace With Many Personalities

    by - Apr 13, 2013
    The British Monarchy has some wonderful royal palaces and houses, but there are many more great houses around the country that have once been ‘Royal’. Audley End in Essex is one such house. Now run by...