Blog Posts

  • Margaret Thatcher & The Queen – What Was Their Relationship Like?

    by - Apr 8, 2013
    As Britain comes to terms with the loss of one of its most famous and formidable Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, we examine her much-reported relationship with The Queen....Read More
  • Margaret Thatcher, 1925-2013

    by - Apr 8, 2013
    Along with Her Majesty and many conservatives around the world, I am truly saddened at the passing of Baroness Thatcher. But at the same time, I am forever grateful that she lived and fought. She was...
  • A Visit To The Richard III Exhibition In Leicester

    by - Apr 7, 2013
    On 4 February this year my phone barely left my hand as I constantly checked my twitter updates, waiting to be told whether the skeleton found under the Leicester carpark really was Richard III.  It seemed...
  • The Mystic History of St Edward’s Sapphire

    by - Apr 6, 2013
    After my last post on the general history of the Imperial State Crown, let us now investigate the tales of some of the individual jewels that are mounted on it. The greatest significance of the Imperial...
  • 11th Anniversary of The Queen Mother’s Death

    by - Apr 6, 2013
    On the 30th of March 2002, Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother (born Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon on the 4th of August 1900) passed away at the age of 101 which at the time made...
  • Princess Grace of Monaco – The Actress Who Lived Her Greatest Ever Role (Part 3)

    by - Apr 3, 2013
    Even 30 years after her death, Princess Grace of Monaco, otherwise known as the actress Grace Kelly, is as much admired and revered by many as she was in her lifetime. Her life was short (she...
  • Peeking Behind the Curtain at Buckingham Palace

    by - Apr 2, 2013
    Reading “Elizabeth The Queen” was my first exposure to the writing talents of Sally Bedell Smith, but it definitely will not be my last. This was one of the better biographies I have read. It was...
  • Tell Me More About… Anmer Hall

    by - Apr 1, 2013
    With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looking set to take up Anmer Hall as their country residence, we take a look at its history to tell you more about it....Read More
  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About British Royal Funerals

    by - Mar 31, 2013
    In response to recent requests on Twitter for more information about how British State and Royal funerals work, we decided to compile it into a 5-point fact file....Read More
  • Tell Me More About… British Royal Titles

    by - Mar 30, 2013
    In this first instalment of 'Tell More More About', we cover the history and present of British Royal titles, going into degrees on intricacy about the correct way to use and identify them....Read More