Insight

  • Top Ten Upcoming Royal History Books

    by - Aug 6, 2014
    Before we know it the days will be getting shorter, the dark nights will be setting in earlier and our British ‘summer’ will be over for another year. With this in mind, I have gathered together...
  • Royal Connections: City of Leicester

    by - Aug 4, 2014
    The Royal Connections is a series of articles that delves into a certain place that has had prominent links to Royalty over the past thousand years. The series began earlier this year and after a short break...
  • 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...
  • Behind the Royal door: Edward VIII (part three)

    by - Jul 21, 2014
    The final part of Edward VIII’s Behind the Royal door covers his involvement in the Second World War up to his death. Find Parts One and Two of his life by clicking the respective links. In 1937, The Duke and...
  • Interview: What was it like to attend a party at Buckingham Palace?

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    A few weeks ago, The Brownies celebrated their 100th birthday with a party at Buckingham Palace. The Countess of Wessex and daughter Lady Louise attended the celebration and one Brownie from Newport has spoken to me...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: July (part I)

    by - Jul 20, 2014
    The beginning of July has seen, as ever, a busy time for the royal family. Let’s see what they have been wearing! Pictures are used where available. For her arrival in Scotland, The Queen wore a...
  • The indifference that could end of one of Britain’s oldest titles

    by - Jul 17, 2014
    The honour of baronetcy is one of the most peculiar and, on the whole, little-understood hereditary honours in the Britain, yet this illustrious organisation of hereditary knights, whose predecessors actions were enough to merit honour (though...
  • 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...
  • Number 1… Fire! – A guide to royal gun salutes

    by - Jul 10, 2014
    A Royal Gun Salute indicates a special royal occasion. Salutes are fired from specific locations in London and other official places in the United Kingdom. Military saluting stations are London, Edinburgh Castle in Scotland, Cardiff and...
  • Behind the Royal door: Edward VIII (part one)

    by - Jul 7, 2014
    This instalment of Behind the Royal door will look at the life of The Queen’s uncle, Edward VIII, later The Duke of Windsor. Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David was born in 1894 at Richmond Park to the...