The Story of the Peerage: Peers and Parliament
In 1999, history was made when an bill was passed through Parliament which abolished the right of hereditary peers to sit...9th February 2014
65 years on: How Elizabeth became our Queen
On this very day in 1952, King George VI of the United Kingdom died peacefully in his sleep at Sandringham House,...6th February 2014
Why isn’t Prince Philip King?
A lot of comments we receive on Royal Central raise the question of why Prince Philip isn’t king, despite the wife of...4th February 2014
The Story of the Peerage: How does it all work?
Anyone who knows will tell you that the British Peerage is a complicated and diverse institution – and in this article...2nd February 2014
Royal Connections – Coventry
Royal Central is lucky enough to have writers and contributors from many different cities- not just in the United Kingdom – but...30th January 2014
The Story of the Peerage: Feudal Beginnings
The origins of the peerage are not as obscure as one may think at first thought. In fact, documents dating back...26th January 2014
Can Prince Charles be skipped in the line of succession?
Recent polls have shown that support for the Prince of Wales becoming king is constantly on the increase and at the...19th January 2014
Scotland and the Act of Union: Over 300 years on
On January 16, 1707 the Act of Union was passed under Queen Anne. This historic document, and one of the few...18th January 2014
The wisdom of Princess Michael of Kent
Today is the 69th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent. Over the years, Princess Michael (whose real name...15th January 2014
What are The Queen’s powers?
The Royal Prerogative are a set number of powers and privileges held by The Queen as part of the British constitution....10th January 2014