The Queen

80% of people living in the UK have only ever known one monarch – Queen Elizabeth II

As The Queen begins her 69th year on the throne, it is perhaps unsurprising that 80% of UK residents have only ever known one monarch – Elizabeth II. The then Princess Elizabeth ascended the throne on February 6, 1952, upon the death of her father, King George VI. According to the Office for National Statistics, 12 million British residents were alive when King George died and Elizabeth…
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Princess Anne and Family

Princess Anne kidnap medal to be sold at auction

A medal awarded to a former heavy weight boxer to recognise his role in saving Princess Anne from being kidnapped is set to be sold at auction. The George Medal was awarded to Ronnie Russell for his bravery during a kidnapping attempt 46 years ago when The Queen’s daughter was held at gunpoint. Now aged 72, Mr Russell says he is selling the medal due to his ill health, and the fact…
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The Sussexes

Harry & Meghan to repay British taxpayers £2.4m for Frogmore Cottage restorations

Prince Harry will repay British taxpayers £2.4m which was spent on the renovation of their family home. Frogmore Cottage underwent major renovations recently when the Duke & Duchess of Sussex moved to the property, with public money being spent. Now the Sussexes are stepping back from royal life, Harry has pledged to repay the money. Frogmore Cottage stands in the grounds of Windsor…
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The Sussexes

The Queen's statement gives us a major clue about how the Duke & Duchess of Sussex will be known in the future

Following the announcement of the impending departure of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from royal duties, it has been widely speculated that the couple may lose their royal titles. As a period of transition gets underway, it is possible that the couple will want to cut ties to their royal titles. Speaking to Royal Central last week, royal historian Marlene Koenig said that Prince Harry can…
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