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  • Monarchy Monday: Epiphany

    by - Jan 5, 2015
    Tomorrow (6th January) marks the Epiphany – a Holy Communion that takes place in Chapel Royal at St James Palace. Tradition states that gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh were presented to the baby Jesus on...
  • Monarchy Monday: A Royal Message

    by - Dec 29, 2014
    In a world of e-mails, text messages and beyond, an old fashioned piece of mail is a treat. However, a card from Her Majesty The Queen is a special treat far beyond your everyday postcard, and for...
  • The Model Republic?

    by - Dec 23, 2014
    Australia, a former penal colony for the British Empire established during the reign of King George III, stands as an independent and thriving nation which still holds strong ties to the Monarchy through our laws and customs. Like...
  • Monarchy Monday: The next Picasso?

    by - Dec 22, 2014
    After the interest in our A-Z of the monarchy series, this new series takes a look at one Royal fact in detail every week, allowing readers to boost their Royal knowledge one fact at a time. Let’s...
  • ‘The year that made The Prince’ – Prince Harry’s 2014

    by - Dec 21, 2014
    Royal followers cannot doubt that 2014 has been a significant twelve months for Prince Harry. Harry has continued to increase his Royal duties this year, taking on a number of engagements on behalf of his grandmother,...
  • A-Z of the Monarchy: V-Z

    by - Dec 19, 2014
    In the final part of this series, we shall take a look at some Royal-related facts from the letters V through to Z. Vegemite – Prince William and Catherine received some some unusual gifts for their...
  • A-Z of the Monarchy: O-U

    by - Dec 17, 2014
    In the penultimate instalment of this series, we shall look at a variety of Royal-related facts according to the letters O – U. Orange blossoms – When Queen Victoria wed Prince Albert she wore a wreath...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – The Caribbean: Part 2

    by - Dec 17, 2014
    Alas we have come to the final segment of ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm‘. In this final section we will be ending the series by taking a look at the remaining countries of the Caribbean. Grenada Before...
  • ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ – The Caribbean: Part 1

    by - Dec 11, 2014
    The tropical oasis of the Caribbean is home to nine constitutional monarchies. In the next two segments of ‘Within the Commonwealth Realm’ we will take a look at these exotic, sun-kissed countries. Antigua and Barbuda From...
  • Monaco twins raise questions over country’s succession laws

    by - Dec 10, 2014
    The Princess of Monaco gave birth to twins today at Princess Grace Hospital within the city-state. The birth, which was reported by media around the world, was quite unique by royal standards. Cases of twins being...