Blog Posts

  • On This Day In 1840: Queen Victoria Marries Prince Albert – A Royal Love Story

    by - Feb 10, 2013
    On this day, 173 years ago, Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha in a ceremony performed at the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace, a moment’s walk from Buckingham Palace, the home of the Monarch...
  • “The Queen’s War” – Queen Elizabeth II During WW2

    by - Feb 10, 2013
    The Queen was 13 when World War II broke out on 3rd September 1939, and was staying at Balmoral in Scotland with her parents, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later to be the Queen Mother)...
  • Sovereign Relations Of Queen Elizabeth II

    by - Feb 10, 2013
    It is a little known fact that most of the European, and even a lot of other international Monarchs are related to The Queen of the United Kingdom. This goes back to the days when Queen...
  • How To Receive An Honour From Her Majesty The Queen

    by - Feb 8, 2013
    As Sovereign, Her Majesty The Queen is considered font of all honour in the United Kingdom. She has ultimate authority over issuing honours and titles to citizens. Several of the most notable orders of chivalry are...
  • “How Elizabeth Became Our Queen” – Celebrating 61 Years Of Queen Elizabeth II

    by - Feb 6, 2013
    On this very day in 1952, King George VI of the United Kingdom had died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 56 after a long battle with lung cancer. The then Princess Elizabeth, Duchess...
  • God Save The Queen – A British Anthem?

    by - Feb 5, 2013
    There’s no denying that for a lot of Brits, one of the most stirring and patriotic sounds is the sound of our national anthem, God Save The Queen, but the tune is not exclusive to the...
  • 8 Of The Weirdest British Treason Laws

    by - Feb 5, 2013
    The United Kingdom has a funny old legal system. About 20% of it is made up by traditions which don’t necessarily mean much, but add colour and spectacle to an otherwise potentially colourless and drab Parliament....
  • February Quiz: ‘Queen Elizabeth’s Accession’

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    This month, on the 6th to be precise, we celebrate 61 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This month’s quiz is based around how Queen Elizabeth came to the throne and the things that changed...
  • Were We All Wrong About Richard III?

    by - Feb 2, 2013
    This Monday, the University Of Leicester are to announce whether the bones found in a Leicester car park in September belong to England’s last King to die in battle. According to many historians, the outlook is...
  • 5 Secret Traditions In The Royal Household

    by - Jan 29, 2013
    This article is a composition of our five favourite lesser-known traditions in the British Monarchy. Some of you may have heard of some of these, others will be a surprise and shock. We hope you enjoy...