The Windsors in the Willows: Tree Planting and the Royals
Often seen at royal engagements across the world is the ceremonial tree planting. The simple act of adding a shovel-full of...24th April 2014
Why did Henry VIII seek an annulment of his marriage to Catherine of Aragon?
One of the most talked about issues in royal history, and British history in general, is the relationship of Henry VIII...21st April 2014
Sydney readies for another historical Royal visit
Since 1867, fifty visits to Australia have occurred by members of the Royal Family. Of those 50 visits, only six transpired...14th April 2014
A Quick Review of the Six Wives of Henry the 8th by Alison Weir
The Queen, the Lover, the Mother, the Outcast, the Victim and the Survivor; the six wives of Henry the 8th. Historian...4th April 2014
History Rewind: Windsor gems sell for record price
On 3 April 1987 the late Duchess of Windsor’s jewellery fetched £31m ($50m) at auction in Switzerland. The sum was six...3rd April 2014
The Queen paid tribute to the eyewitnesses of history
They are the men who have been on hand at some of the most pivotal moments in royal history. Among their...28th March 2014
The Queen’s never given a press interview… but she’s certainly come close!
Despite the worldwide media attention she has received during her long reign, there is one thing for which The Queen is...26th March 2014
97 years since the fall of Imperial Russia
For 634 years, some form of monarchy had been in operation in Russia, first as the Principality of Moscow, then as...20th March 2014
Prince Albert – A truly remarkable man
In recent years, there seems to have been a surfeit of books and documentaries presenting a very unjust image of Prince...15th March 2014
Has Henry VII’s royal bed been discovered?
More than 500 years after his death, British historians have identified an old royal bed which is thought to have belonged...12th March 2014