Blog Posts

  • 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...
  • History Rewind: The Queen’s Silver Jubilee

    by - Jun 7, 2014
    More than one million people crowded the streets of London to watch the Royal Family make their way to St Paul’s at the start of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations on 7 June 1977. In spite...
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge commemorate Gold Beach Landings

    by - Jun 6, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a commemoration event for the Gold Beach Landings, which formed part of D-Day. They went to support the Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings at Gold...
  • William and Kate take tea with D-Day veterans

    by - Jun 6, 2014
    Continuing the Royal Family’s presence supporting the remembrance events of D-Day, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a veteran’s tea-party in Arromanches, Normandy. Afternoon tea was served to the veteran’s of the infamous landings, which...
  • Prince Charles attends remembrance service and reception as the first day of D-Day engagements come to an end

    by - Jun 5, 2014
    The Prince of Wales travelled on to attend The Service of Remembrance at the crossroads at Le Mesnil Bavant, where a memorial has been erected to commemorate the actions of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion and...
  • Prince Charles attends parachute drop by 89 year old veteran

    by - Jun 5, 2014
    The Prince of Wales attended a commemorative parachute drop by representatives of British, American, French and Canadian Armed Forces, at Ranville. The Drop took place in in two stages: a display by the Red Devils then...