Blog Posts

  • 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...
  • 5 Moments That Defined The British Monarchy: #5 – Abdication & Scandal Of Edward VIII

    by - Jan 27, 2013
    And so we come to the last in our series of 5 Moments That Defined The British Monarchy. We hope you have enjoyed the series and found it informative – we certainly enjoyed writing it. This...
  • 5 Moments That Defined The British Monarchy: #4 – Queen Victoria’s Struggle To The Throne

    by - Jan 26, 2013
    In our series of 5 defining moments in the history of the British Monarchy, Ellen Couzens takes a look at how Queen Victoria’s struggle to the throne became one of her most defining features that helped...
  • What Are Ladies-in-Waiting and Equerries?

    by - Jan 26, 2013
    Have you ever been to see The Queen on one of her ‘walkabouts’? Or perhaps you have seen pictures of one in the newspapers. Ever noticed the smiling ladies in the hats who stand close behind...