Insight

  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: Royal Ascot 2014

    by - Jun 24, 2014
    This week, following the Order of the Garter Service in Windsor, the Royals descended upon Ascot’s racing course for the week. In this edition of the Royal Fashion Round-up the sections are separated by day, rather than person,...
  • Queen Victoria’s Pious Granddaughter

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    Of the thousands who pass by the West Door of Westminster Abbey each day, few raise their heads to notice the effigy of a middle-aged nun, and, of those who do, perhaps even fewer are aware...
  • Review of Martha Mumford’s ‘Happy Birthday, Royal Baby!’

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    After the huge success of Martha Mumford’s book Shhh! Don’t Wake the Royal Baby! last July, which coincided with the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first baby, Happy Birthday, Royal Baby! has been released in time...
  • Behind the Royal door: Princess Margaret

    by - Jun 22, 2014
    This edition of ‘Behind the Royal door’ will look into the life of The Queen’s late sister, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. She led a colourful life in the public eye and was generally considered the more carefree,...
  • History Rewind: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee

    by - Jun 22, 2014
    On the 22nd of June 1897 a massive celebration took place to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria. This would be the first time the term ‘Diamond Jubilee’ would be used to honour a 60th...
  • Box containing Christmas gifts from Royal Family to World War One soldiers discovered

    by - Jun 17, 2014
    X Ray images of an unopened cardboard box have revealed a mass of Christmas tins sent to British soldiers on the Western Front 100 years ago. During the First World War the tins made in the...
  • Historic Royal Palaces: The Kitchen Garden at Hampton Court Palace

    by - Jun 16, 2014
    Welcome to the first in the series covering the history, treasures and other bits and bobs of the Historic Royal Palaces. Join me on the journey as we visit more than just buildings, but the sights...
  • Royal Fashion Round-up with Chloe: Trooping the Colour 2014

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    At yesterday’s Trooping the Colour ceremony for The Queen’s official birthday saw the extended Royal Family file out onto the balcony of Buckingham Palace, and so Royal Fashion Round-up will take a look at those not...
  • Royal Heritage: Highclere Castle

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    Highclere Castle is located in England’s southern county of Berkshire. The castle is the seat of the Earl of Carnarvon and has been owned by the Herbert family since 1679. The history of the estate may...
  • Behind the Royal door: Princess Alexandra

    by - Jun 10, 2014
    This edition of ‘Behind the Royal door’ will round up the Kent siblings with Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy. Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel was born on Christmas Day 1936. She is the second child and only daughter...