Blog Posts

  • Pregnant Kate is ‘doing great’ royal protocol expert William Hanson tells Royal Central

    by - Jul 3, 2013
    The Duchess of Cambridge is just weeks away from giving birth to her and Prince William’s first child. Kate is expected to give birth around mid-July, and when the baby is born the world’s media will...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 2

    by - Jul 2, 2013
    The second instalment in this series of blogs focuses on the third Monarch of the House of Stuart, King Charles II. Charles was born on 29th May 1630 at St James’s Palace to the reigning King...
  • West End play dramatises the weekly audiences Queen has with Cameron

    by - Jul 2, 2013
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is granted many Progrative powers and privileges. Aside from the round-the-clock security, weekend breaks at Chequers and ministerial salary, David Cameron PM is the only man with the privilege...
  • Top 5 Royal documentaries of all time

    by - Jun 29, 2013
    Royal documentaries have been around since not long after the mainstream adoption of television. We have composed this list of the top 5 royal documentaries of all time and, for your viewing pleasure, have also included...
  • House of Windsor to House of Glücksburg?

    by - Jun 29, 2013
    On July 17, 1917 HM King George V of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland changed the name of the royal house from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor. With World War I raging at the time...
  • The Forgotten Monarchs – Part 1

    by - Jun 26, 2013
    As a blogger for Royal Central I seem to have got in to a habit of blogging about the more well known Monarchs in British history, from the two Elizabeths to the great Victoria and all...
  • King Henry VIII is Crowned

    by - Jun 24, 2013
    Five hundred and four years ago today, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon were crowned King and Queen of England in a ceremony of pomp and splendour at Westminster Abbey.   The coronation ceremony was performed by...
  • The Place of God in the Future of Monarchy

    by - Jun 23, 2013
    Antidisestablishmentarianism is recognised for being one of the longest non-technical words in the Oxford New English Dictionary; it is in fact a double negative. Many will be aware of the term, not for its constitutional significance...
  • The peculiar world of noble titles

    by - Jun 22, 2013
    Today’s society wedding of Thomas van Straubenzee and Lady Melissa Percy raised some interesting questions on Twitter about how titles work in Britain. Noble titles can be regarded as a quirk of the British Monarchy, deriving...
  • The Duke of Cambridge and royal genealogy

    by - Jun 21, 2013
    Happy 31st birthday to HRH Prince William Arthur Philip Louis of Wales, Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn, Baron Carrickfergus, Royal Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Knight of the Most Ancient...