Blog Posts

  • Why Prince Philip Matters

    by - May 20, 2013
    As we quickly approach the 92nd birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, I thought it would be fun to determine how dependent the survival of the British Monarchy is on him. He...
  • Royals As Celebrities?

    by - May 18, 2013
    Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed woman in the world, if not the most photographed woman in the world. I think Diana did a lot of good for the royal family…and some...
  • Royal Fiction – Or Is It?

    by - May 18, 2013
    Fiction and reality sometimes come together in a riveting way. Sometimes the imagined work of a novelist, almost in a prescient way, tells the story of life and death. And this is certainly the case with...
  • Diana And Kate: 2 Different Kettles Of Fish

    by - May 18, 2013
    In 2011, it was almost 30 years since Diana married Charles in a ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral. Their marriage meant the future of the British Monarchy, and so naturally, the country paid attention to the...
  • Queen Elizabeth, Wartime Heroine

    by - May 17, 2013
    Adolf Hitler once described the late Queen Mother, Queen Consort at the time, as the most dangerous woman in Europe. Dangerous, I think not but defiant and loved she very much was. When the Luftwaffe’s Blitzkrieg of Britain...
  • George V – The King Who Made The Modern Monarchy

    by - May 17, 2013
    Most British monarchs have something that their reign is remembered for more than anything else, even if they actually had little to do with it beyond offering their support. Think of Queen Victoria and the Industrial...
  • 5 Years Later: Peter And Autumn Still Rule

    by - May 17, 2013
    Once upon a time, Canadian native Autumn Kelly met Peter Phillips at the 2003 Canadian Grand Prix.  Six weeks later, she discovered he was Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson.  This begins one of the greatest and most...
  • Royal Central’s Updates Plan For May-June

    by - May 16, 2013
    May has already proven to be another greatly successful month for Royal Central. We have gained an average of around 1,500 extra visitors per day on site and we’re continuing to grow. As part of a...
  • HM Queen Elizabeth II: Not The Queen Of England?

    by - May 14, 2013
    I am a bit of a stickler for correct usage of styles and titles. So it is a bit of a pet peeve of mine when these are used improperly. There has been talk on this...
  • The Cambridge Problem

    by - May 14, 2013
    Last week, Royal Central launched their campaign to stop the media referring to the Duchess of Cambridge as ‘Kate Middleton’ (click here to see) But why do so many people still call her this, and does...