Blog Posts

  • 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...
  • History Rewind: Magna Carta is sealed

    by - Jun 15, 2014
    In 1215 insurgent Baron Leaders trooped on London where they were greeted by a swelling crowd of defectors from John’s royalist followers. The demands of this group would soon turn into the most pivotal document in...
  • Hyde Park – Henry VIII’s hunting grounds

    by - Jun 14, 2014
    King Henry VIII was one of the more famous kings, having had six wives, becoming the father of three of England’s most well-known monarchs, and greatly improving England’s Navy. What most people don’t know, however, is...
  • History Rewind: The Queen shot at during Trooping the Colour

    by - Jun 13, 2014
    On 13 June 1981 a 17-year-old man was arrested for shooting a replica gun at The Queen as she rode past crowds on horseback. Marcus Serjeant aimed a pistol directly at Her Majesty as she made...
  • The rise of Princess Beatrice

    by - Jun 12, 2014
    Sixth in line to the throne, aged 25 and already demonstrating a flair for connecting with people, Princess Beatrice of York is fast becoming the one to watch on the royal engagements scene. The Princess, eldest...
  • 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...
  • Royal Fashion Round up with Chloe: visits to France

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh, along with The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, followed by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge undertook engagements in France, to commemorate the D-Day landings. Here is a...