February2013

  • Richard I’s Mummified Heart Analysed By Forensic Scientists

    by - Feb 28, 2013
    The BBC reports today that the heart of Richard I, so called ‘Richard the Lionheart’ has been analysed by forensic scientists. Richard the Lionheart, died in 1199 his heart was embalmed and buried separately from the rest...
  • Why The United Kingdom Won’t Abolish Its Monarchy

    by - Feb 27, 2013
    Monarchy. It’s an internationally celebrated institution and in the UK, many regard it as what puts the ‘Great’ into Great Britain. Despite the Monarchy’s profound popularity and the many political and cultural advantages it offers, there...
  • Prince Harry In Lesotho – A Right Royal Success

    by - Feb 27, 2013
    Prince Harry has pleased everyone this week with a highly successful trip to Lesotho as part of work for his charity Sentebale. Prince Harry worked alongside the younger brother of Lesotho’s King, Prince Seeiso as part of...
  • Lord Freddie Windsor & Sophie Expecting A Baby

    by - Feb 26, 2013
    It was discovered today through several sources that the 40th-in-line to the throne, Lord Fredrick Windsor and his wife Lady Fredrick (Sophie Winkleman) are expecting a child. The discovery comes only months after the Duke and...
  • Records Achieved By The British Royal Family

    by - Feb 26, 2013
    Yesterday, The Duke of Edinburgh marked becoming the oldest male member of the Royal Family in history – in this feature post, we take a look at some of the records that members of the Royal...
  • Prince Philip Becomes Oldest Male Member Of The Royal Family In History – A Royal Insight

    by - Feb 25, 2013
    Today, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh became the oldest male member of the Royal Family in British History. Prince Philip also already held the record for longest serving consort in British history and adds today’s achievement...
  • Queen Of The Stage – Mirren Dazzles in ‘The Audience’

    by - Feb 24, 2013
    Seven years after she first graced our screens as Queen Elizabeth II, Dame Helen Mirren makes her Royal Return as she revisits the role of the monarch in a new play by Peter Morgan. ‘The Audience’...
  • 83% Of People Want To Keep ‘God Save The Queen’!

    by - Feb 23, 2013
    In a recent survey conducted by us about whether people liked the anthem God Save The Queen, 83% said they did. Of the 121 answerers, only 20 people said they didn’t like the anthem, with 101 people...
  • Prince Charles Tries His Hand At Sewing On Visit To Tailor

    by - Feb 22, 2013
    On a visit to one of his tailors today, the Prince Of Wales tried his hand at some sewing. Prince Charles visited Turnbull & Asser factory as part of an extended programme to promote the best of British...
  • 10 Questions & Answers On… Princess Vicky

    by - Feb 22, 2013
    This week, we go far back and quite deep for our 10 questions and answers. This week, after careful deliberation on Twitter, we have decided to go for Queen Victoria’s eldest child, Princess Victoria, Princess Royal,...