The Courtier

  • William, Kate and Harry set to lose press secretary

    by - Jul 4, 2014
    The Communications Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry is set to step down later this year to pursue a new career, retraining as a lawyer. Dr Ed Perkins is perhaps most...
  • William and Kate appoint their first Equerry

    by - Jun 8, 2014
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have appointed their first equerry to their household earlier this year, The Courtier has discovered, another sign of an increasing yet inevitable focus on royal duties for the couple. Captain Florian Graham-Watson, an officer...
  • Lords bill gives new hope to battle for women to inherit titles

    by - May 15, 2014
    As the present parliamentary session drew to a close yesterday one bill of particular interest to those following the long-running debate on woman and the peerage was notably absent. The Equality (titles) bill was introduced to the...
  • Edward and Sophie set to swap HRHs for ‘His/Her Grace’ next month

    by - Apr 12, 2014
    The Earl and Countess of Wessex are set for a week of engagements in Scotland during mid-May as Prince Edward attends the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly from 16th-24th May. During this time, he and his...
  • Princess Madeleine of Sweden gives birth to a baby girl

    by - Feb 21, 2014
    Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her husband Chris O’Neill have welcomed their first child. The princess gave birth to a baby girl on Thursday in New York, the Swedish Court has confirmed. “The Office of the...
  • Merging of press offices sees end to ‘Press Secretary’ role

    by - Feb 2, 2014
    Last week saw the beginning of the new centralised press office based at Buckingham Palace for members of the Royal Family, under the command of Prince Charles’s Communications Secretary Sally Osman, now Director of Royal Communications....
  • Prince Andrew to visit Bahrain on behalf of Government

    by - Jan 13, 2014
    The Duke of York is set to visit a trade show in Bahrain this week on behalf of HM Government, Buckingham Palace has announced today. Prince Andrew, who until two years ago was the UK’s Special...
  • Windsor Castle ‘fully powered’ by River Thames hydropower

    by - Nov 14, 2013
    The new hydropower systems recently installed on the River Thames are now generating enough power for Windsor Castle, and more according to the director. David Dechambeau, Director of South East Power engineering said, “At the moment we have...