Blog Posts

  • Why the next King James would be James VIII and ‘first’ King Alexander, Alexander IV

    by - Aug 5, 2013
    The British Monarchy was formed when King James VI of Scotland inherited the throne of England in 1603. Prior to that, Kings and Queens of England and Scotland had reigned separately. When King James came to...
  • Prince William heads back to work

    by - Aug 5, 2013
    For any new father, getting to know your baby is very important, but with only two weeks statutory paternity leave, it is hard for you to go back to work. This is a problem that is...
  • The Many Facets of Prince Harry

    by - Aug 4, 2013
    When I think about HRH Prince Harry of Wales, many different words come to mind; words like kind, charming, funny, loyal, and loving. Prince Harry is a man with many different facets, or layers. These layers...
  • Is it possible for a royal to be a commoner?

    by - Aug 3, 2013
    When the Duchess of Cambridge married Prince William of Wales, the media spoke about her being a commoner. They were correct. Until her marriage she was indeed a commoner. However, did you know that until Her...
  • The world’s most eligible royals

    by - Aug 3, 2013
    Still waiting to meet the Prince or Princess of your dreams? While the Duke of Cambridge is off the list, there are plenty of other royals who have yet to tie the knot. Could it be...
  • Anglogeek’s 5 Minute Book Review

    by - Aug 3, 2013
    In the past year, I have read seven biographies on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Many of the these books contained the same stories, the same milestones and followed similar patterns. One book changed that, Elizabeth The...
  • Richard III – A Review

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Last night I went to see The Changeling Theatre’s adaptation of Richard III at Upnor Castle.  Whilst I was really looking forward to the production, I was also feeling ready to tut under my breath at...
  • Why we’ll never see ‘Princess Catherine’

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Many people assume that because the Duchess of Cambridge is a member of the Royal Family (and married to a prince), she automatically takes the title of ‘Princess Catherine’. In this post, I’ll explain why this...
  • The Real White Queen? A Defence Of King Richard III

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    Good or Evil? Let us talk rather of shades of grey, for that is what all real people are made up of. And what is often forgotten is that, just like you and I, King Richard...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 4

    by - Aug 2, 2013
    This fourth blog in the series focuses on the joint married Monarchs, Queen Mary II and King William III. Queen Mary being the fifth Monarch of the House of Stuart and King William being the first...